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The Grandparent Scam

Scammers will call or send messages pretending to be a grandchild begging the grandparent to wire money immediately.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–20 hours ago

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Scam Prevention For The Elderly

Every year thousands of people lose money to telephone scams, from a few dollars to their life savings.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/27/2014

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The Financial Obstacles Along The Way

Life is full of obstacles! A stock market downturn, a job loss, illness, a disability, divorce, a boomerang kid, even elderly parents needing financial help.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/09/2014

The home in Hollis where a 93-year-old woman was bound. (WBZ-TV)

Woman, 93, Bound In Hollis, NH Home Invasion

A 93-year-old woman and her 60-year-old female caretaker were tied up in a home invasion Wednesday morning, police said.

09/24/2014

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How Scammers Target The Elderly

There are three simple explanations for this: memory loss, loneliness, and a more trusting nature.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/09/2014

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Looks Matter: The Signs Of Aging That Can Signal Heart Disease

As if getting older is not challenging enough, research points to certain signs of aging as a marker for higher risk of heart disease.

01/07/2014

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Many Drugs Not Well-Suited for the Elderly

As people age, they are likely to require more and more medications for a variety of ailments. But if those multiple medications are prescribed by a number of doctors, patients can run into trouble. Some drugs don’t interact well with others. Some simply are not ideal for senior citizens.

07/19/2012

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How To Survive Parents Moving Into Your Boston Home

Start here to make the transition of parents moving in as seamless as possible.

05/16/2012

Mother, Family, Daughter, Talking

Mother’s Day: Helping Mom

Mother’s Day is next Sunday. So we need to talk more about our moms.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/07/2012

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Caregiver Homes – Helping the Elderly & Disabled in Massachusetts

March 24, 2012 If you’re taking care of an elderly family member or a young person who is disabled, here is some important information you should know about that could be of great benefit to […]

WBZ-TV–03/22/2012

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