This time of year is the busiest in the cyber world with increased email, voice/video conferencing, and of course shopping. This is also the busiest time for cyber thieves who tend to target senior citizens more, as they perceive them to be easier targets. Keeping that in mind, in this series of posts we are going to share a few tips, tools, and general advice to help keep you and your loved ones from falling for scams this holiday season and beyond.
Aging is a part of life for all of us, and learning how to make your home a safe place for seniors is important not only for ourselves, but also for our senior family members and friends. So how do you go about making your home suitable for aging in place?
Let’s start with bathrooms. Read more
The elderly may be the last population you’d imagine would have issues with drugs and alcohol. Think again. New data shows the number of seniors with drug problems are on the rise. But the causes are complex and the solutions aren’t easy. Get educated about the scale and nature of senior drug abuse and misuse, signs of dependence and addiction in older loved ones, and how to get help for an older loved one with a drug problem.