August 1, 2015 FriendshipWorks is a non-profit organization with a network of trained volunteers that provide support and assistance to elders. They accompany them to medical appointments; provide companionship and other support along the way. […]
Scammers will call or send messages pretending to be a grandchild begging the grandparent to wire money immediately.
Every year thousands of people lose money to telephone scams, from a few dollars to their life savings.
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.
A 93-year-old woman and her 60-year-old female caretaker were tied up in a home invasion Wednesday morning, police said.
There are three simple explanations for this: memory loss, loneliness, and a more trusting nature.
As if getting older is not challenging enough, research points to certain signs of aging as a marker for higher risk of heart disease.
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.
Start here to make the transition of parents moving in as seamless as possible.
Mother’s Day is next Sunday. So we need to talk more about our moms.