TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport systemAug. 14, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
There are concerns that the elderly and young children may be disadvantaged by a new ticketing system for Geneva publ...
Elderly woman run over by own carApril 17, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
An elderly woman was run over and killed by her own car in a car park in Schaffhausen yesterday afternoon. &...
Ticino announces state of emergencyMarch 12, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
Canton Ticino has announced a state of emergency and launched a series of measures designed to limit the spread of Co...
Elderly man dies snow-shoeingFeb. 21, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
An elderly man has died while snow-shoeing in Graubünden.
Man driving wrong way on autoroute raises questions about elderly driversFeb. 17, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
An elderly driver has been killed after causing several accidents on the A6 near Bern on Saturday afternoon.
Pensioner warns of computerised phone call scamJan. 30, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
A pensioner in Zurich is warning other elderly people not to be tricked into agreeing to pay for a service which prom...
Police warn of new scam targeting elderlyJan. 22, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Vaud police have issued a warning about a scam which targets elderly people.
Drivers over 70 a danger to road safetyNov. 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Drivers over 70 are some of the most dangerous people on the roads.
Elderly woman dies after driving car into Lake ConstanceOct. 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
An elderly woman has died after driving her car into Lake Constance in canton Thurgau.
Elderly woman believed to have shot husband then herselfOct. 2, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Zurich prosecutors believe an 82-year-old woman tried to kill her husband before killing herself.
Elderly couple injured after attacking each other with knivesSept. 16, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
An elderly couple – both aged 90 years old – are being cared for after attacking each other with knives.
Swiss Railways to compensate elderly man dragged along tracksAug. 14, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The Federal Court has upheld a lower court ruling that Swiss Railways has to pay CHF 35,000 to an 89-year-old man who...
Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwaveJuly 25, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, the City of Geneva is stepping up its monitoring of elderly residents.
Vaud triggers awareness campaign for heatwave weekendJune 20, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Forecasters are predicting a heat wave next week – and canton Vaud is triggering its awareness campaign to make...
Decision to ban elderly school assistants 'incomprehensible'June 19, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A decision by education authorities in canton Fribourg to ban retirees from working in schools is causing uproar.
Emergency brakes save elderly man's life in train collisionMarch 6, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
An elderly man had a narrow escape after being hit by a train in canton Aargau.
Elderly couple suspected of shooting catJan. 30, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
An elderly couple are in custody in Zurich suspected of shooting and seriously injuring a cat.
Lyon prosecutors seek Geneva police help in elderly theft caseNov. 13, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
French prosecutors in Lyon are asking Geneva police for information regarding thefts from elderly people.
Thieves target grave-visiting elderly in BernOct. 5, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Bern is being hit by a particularly low crime – robbing elderly people visiting graves.
Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraudOct. 2, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
People over the age of 55 are most of risk of being ripped off by online scammers or robbed. It’s thought the a...
Aging population brings unexpected challengesFeb. 26, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
An aging population brings many issues, including pensions and health care – bit it’s also bringing a new...
87 year old driver reverses over parked bikesJan. 4, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
An 87 year old driver caused several thousand francs of damage in Schaffhausen yesterday after reversing away from a ...
Developer gets revenge on troublesome neighboursOct. 3, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
A property developer got his own back when he wanted to refurbish a house in the village of Herblingen in canton Scha...
Geneva prepares for heatwave emergencyJune 14, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
The City of Geneva is preparing to implement its heatwave plan to make sure the elderly have access to medical care a...