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You receive a call. You’ve won the lottery and a Mercedes-Benz. You don’t recall entering
There are lots of reasons why older adults may want part-time work-from-home jobs. Maybe you’re
Marla Grayson. If you are not shuddering at the sound of her name, you haven’t
As you grow older, you may find that your healthcare needs change. You may have
It’s a fact of life nowadays that you have to always be on the lookout
Dementia increases a person’s risk of not only contracting COVID-19 but also having worse outcomes,
Scammers often prey on senior citizens. Older adults tend to be good-natured and not as
With new opportunities often comes new scams that target your pocketbook. The introduction of COVID-19
For many of us, fraud attempts are part of our daily lives. We receive emails
In 1900, the average lifespan for both men and women was less than 50 years
For the last year, we’ve been forced to isolate ourselves from family and friends to
You would think that the stress and the tragedy going on around the world now
The flush of a new romance is exciting, but not when someone wants to scam
An estimated 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Dementia is a condition that causes memory loss and a decline in the way the
Maybe you’ve taken steps so far this year to get into better physical shape. Perhaps
The U.S. Department of Justice launched a National Elder Fraud Hotline last March — and
Work-from-Home scams have increasingly been targeting older adults and other individuals during the pandemic as remote work has become more popular.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for adult children who take care of their aging parents.
Elected officials want to crack down on fraud against seniors with the Protecting Seniors from Scam Act.
According to a recent study, HIIT workouts aren’t just for seasoned, younger athletes. They can also help older adults booster their fitness.
Recently divorced or widowed women are more likely to be targeted by scammers on dating apps.
The scammers claim they work for a medical, governmental or insurance agency and ask for money or medical records in exchange for early access to the vaccine.
With the ongoing pandemic and winter weather upon us one of the best ways for seniors to stay active is to exercise indoors.
Scamming older adults with hopes of a new pet to keep them company are just one of many ways fraudsters have been targeting lonely seniors this year.
Seniors lost over $84 million dollars last year to romance scams alone.
Learn how to spot red flags of potential con artists looking to steal your money or defraud you during the uptick of scams during COVID-19.
These devices are great both for seniors and their caretakers.
It’s the largest elder fraud case in U.S. history.
With Covid-19 scams on the rise, more older adults are getting targeted by con artists and bad actors.
Falling is currently the leading cause of accidental death and injury in people over the age of 65.
Alzheimer’s disease, which is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., currently has no cure.
Virtual gatherings have been crucial in helping people stay connected to their family this year.
Everyone’s holiday season is going to look a lot different this year. Here’s what older adults should keep in mind when planning this year’s festivities.
By maintaining your own health, you can take better care of others.
For seniors, knowledge is power.
Having a trusting nature is such a common attribute amongst older adults it’s exactly what many con artists and bad actors look for when trying to find someone to scam.
Walking is an effective way for older adults to reduce the risk for chronic conditions and improve overall health.
Being defrauded can be a confusing and scary experience but you don’t have to go through the experience alone. Here’s what to do if you’ve been the victim of a scam.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 50 million people have dementia and, with one new case every three seconds, the number of people with dementia is set to triple by 2050.
Scamming seniors has become a booming business. During Covid-19 alone, federal officials have warned over 300 companies are touting fake Covid-19
Dieting scams are on the rise amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and one online scam in particular is targeting older adults.
As the Baby Boomer and Silent Generation get older and continue to retire, financial exploitation
In the modern dating age there’s a variety of online dating apps and social networking
The types of scams perpetrated against older adults range from the reallocation of the senior’s money for a caretaker’s personal use to sweetheart scams in online dating—and they are all on the rise.
Social distancing during Covid-19 can be especially hard for seniors who are unable to see friends and family, leaving seniors more vulnerable and at-risk for isolation and loneliness.
The sooner you take steps to halt losses and recoup lost funds the greater your chance is of preventing further financial exploitation.
Families Find Connection With Loved Ones in Senior Living Communities Through Slack’s Channel-Based Messaging Platform
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Everything about coronavirus life feels unprecedented. And that’s the adjective United States Attorney Scott Brady
Several online schemes have emerged amid the public health crisis. Online scammers are on the
After a presidential address from the White House touched on the safety of the nation’s
Washington state nursing home’s response to coronavirus placed some patients’ safety in ‘immediate jeopardy,’ federal agency finds
Nurse describes ‘battlefield’ inside US coronavirus epicenter 07:11 (CNN)An inspection of the Life Care Center of Kirkland nursing
Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 a.m. ET March 15, 2020 | Updated 2:06 p.m.
Keeping elderly Americans safe from COVID-19 should be a #1 priority during the pandemic, because
Even preschoolers can help! March 24, 2020, 3:05 PM CDT / Source: TODAYBy Allison Slater Tate Blood banks need
Officials continue to bar guests to protect vulnerable residents from coronavirus by Deborah Schoch, AARP, Updated