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Tips for Spotting Signs of Elder Financial Abuse

June 1, 2024 — Elder financial abuse, also known as elder financial exploitation, is a serious and growing concern as the population ages. According to a 2023 AARP report, Americans over 60 lose an estimated $28.3 billion annually, with more than 70% of these losses caused by someone known to the victim, like caregivers, neighbors, family, and friends. What... Read More

Is It Time to Take Away the Keys?

January 1, 2024 — The ability to drive a motor vehicle can be an important part of independence and mobility for older adults. Driving gives us a sense of autonomy that we feel from the first time we are handed a license as a teenager. But not all of us will be able to drive safely for the rest... Read More

Preparing an Emergency Plan for Your Unique Needs

December 1, 2023 — Disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and other emergency situations are all too common these days. In fact, about 4 out of 5 Americans live in counties hit by weather events since 2007, according to disaster declaration data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That illustrates how these events can impact nearly everyone and... Read More

Are You Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

September 1, 2023 — When a natural disaster strikes, all living things are in danger. But older people are especially at risk of injury or illness because of pre-existing conditions or mobility issues. Being prepared for natural disasters can literally mean the difference between life and death or serious injury. And unfortunately, these natural disasters and climate events are... Read More

Do You Really Need Supplements?

May 2, 2023 — Get extreme energy! Melt your fat with this secret ingredient! Doctors won’t tell you about this amazing herb!  Sometimes it can feel like supplement bottles are yelling at us from the shelves of our local pharmacy. Some make some pretty big claims about how the capsules inside will solve all sorts of health problems and... Read More

The Keys to Safe Driving for Seniors

March 3, 2023 — In 2020, over 48 million U.S. drivers on the road were 65 or older, a jump of 68% in 20 years. This rise in older drivers means that about 17% of all traffic accident fatalities are seniors.  Many factors lead to car accidents for older adults, including typical age-related changes in vision, responsiveness, and reasoning;... Read More