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2013-09-19 16:25:57

Residents now becoming computer savvy to benefit their overall well-being QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida has the highest U.S. population of citizens older than 65, and now some of these seniors will have access to computers and personalized training to get connected. Senior living provider Brookdale and ConnectedLiving®, today announced the launch of ConnectedLiving at BSL communities throughout Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/CL83213LOGO )...

2004-11-26 15:00:04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Sarah Mason's home, which she bought with tips from cleaning other houses, started leaking during Hurricane Frances. Then came Hurricane Jeanne. Mason lost about everything, and she had no insurance. The four hurricanes that slammed Florida this year forced 252,000 residents to ask for federal help because their homes were damaged or destroyed. The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to provide temporary homes for at least 10,000 families - the equivalent of...