Approaching annual sign-up season, Medicare is modernizing its website to make it more useful for beneficiaries already accustomed to searching online for insurers, hospitals and doctors, officials announced on Monday.

Nothing much gets by Dorothy Daugherty, who prides herself on being a sly as a red fox.

Still, her family members were able to “outfox” her on Saturday by successfully surprising her with a 100th birthday party at the Glendale Community Center.

Sept. 14 was Purple Out Day For Alzheimer's.