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Advice for Those Aging Alone

Aging is tough, and when you’re doing it on your own, challenges seem to multiply. Aging alone is sometimes a choice, but for others it can be the result of divorce or widowhood. Regardless of the causes, there are strategies

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Senior Phone Scams to Look Out for in 2019

It’s a sad fact that con artists and scammers most often prey on people who can’t defend themselves. For scams being run in 2019, that means a popular target will be senior citizens. In fact, one study has suggested that

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Making Staying Home Safe for Your Mom or Dad

We all tend to think of our parents as being strong, able, and capable of taking care of themselves forever. Unfortunately, as our parents age, they develop issues that need to be addressed; one of the biggest concerns is their

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Scam Alert! Medicare Card Telemarketing Dangers

  Identity theft has been a significant concern for some time, particularly among senior citizens who may not be technologically savvy enough to protect themselves from cybercriminals.  To help prevent this identity theft problem the U.S. government is about to

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Is Your Home Secure? A Checklist for Seniors

There’s an old adage that a person’s home is their castle.  Well, we only wish that our homes today were as secure as some of those medieval buildings. No, we aren’t suggesting you install giant walls or motes to keep out

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Should Your Senior Be Driving?

One of the things about getting older that many people dread is the loss of independence that comes with it.  Part of this independence is the ability to drive yourself around be it on out-of-town trips, to doctor’s appointments, or

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Advocates for the Elderly: Why Hospitals Need People to Step Up

  Anybody who has ever had to deal with a traumatic or stressful health care situation will tell you that the physical aspect of the crisis is just a portion of the total problem.  These situations also take a mental

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Been Scammed? Should You Do a Security Freeze?

  If you pay any attention to the news, you’ve likely heard a lot recently about major security breaches to companies. One of the biggest hacks was Equifax, a credit monitoring service that provides loan companies and banks with information

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Free Credit Reports – Fact or Fiction?

We have all seen the commercials for “free credit reports” and how “you should get yours today”, right? Are they really free, though? The answer is both yes and no.     Many of these free credit report companies do

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Senior Citizen Abuse and How to Report It

Over recent years, the term “Elder Abuse” has increasingly become a more familiar phrase to hear in regards to our elderly loved ones. It is a very sad and disheartening reality that some seniors face later in life. It is

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