Walking Dogs Is Sending Older People To The ER, Study SaysWalking a leashed dog can increase the risk of fractures in older adults, new research finds.
Repeat Flu Vaccinations Can Help Protect SeniorsA new study suggests that older people, in particular, should make sure they get a flu shot year after year after year.
HealthWatch: Does Having Pride Protect You From Falling?Researchers found that people with higher levels of pride were 19% less likely to fall over the next two years.
Financial Roles: What You Need To Know When You Are Somebody’s Adult ChildAs the adult child, you may someday have to reverse roles with your parents! There is a stage in life where many of us parent our parents.
Mother’s Day: Protecting Mom From The Bad GuysA third of scam victims are folks over 65 according to the AARP but they make up only 1/8th of the population.
Mother’s Day: InsuranceReviewing the insurance policies for mom will take some time but will be well worth it.
Mother’s Day: Will Mom Run Out Of Money?Asking mom about her money and how much she has may be a tricky conversation. She may think you are after her money!
Mother’s Day: The CRS SyndromeThe CRS Syndrome does exist. This disease begins around age 40 and it gets worse with age.
Mother’s Day: Your MomI would like to spend this week talking about moms and the care we may have to someday provide for our moms as they age.
More Medicare ScamsElders are often fooled by the Caller ID. A Caller ID can be set up to display whatever name or phone number the scammers choose.
Medicare ScamsMedicare scams occur all year but during the open enrollment period, which started October 15 and runs through December 7th, they occur more often.
Federal Trade Commission Guidelines For Phone ScamsThe Federal Trade Commission has some guidelines when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone.
How To Recognize Scam Phone CallsOur elderly are so vulnerable when it comes to phone scams. Hanging up is their best defense.
Why Are Older Citizens Targeted For Scams?Those over age 65 make up only an eighth of the U.S. population but according to AARP are a third of all scam victims.
FriendshipWorks: Offering Free Help for Elders