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What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Learning that you’ve had your identity stolen can be a horrible and stressful moment. Unfortunately, identity theft is a problem that happens all too often. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2016, 10 percent of people 16 and over had been victims of identity theft in the past 12 months.

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6 Tips To Find the right home caregiver for your elderly parents

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Parenting the parents is not an easy job. Often, elderly parents need to be taken care of just as much as a child, and providing for them single handedly is challenging.

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Senior Safety Tips When Moving

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

As we age, we become more susceptible to a number of harmful problems that can even be life-threatening, it is important to prioritize senior safety during this time. Whether your loved one is still living independently, with you, or in an assisted living facility, you need to be sure that they are not being exposed to unsafe conditions. There are a number of obvious safety problems that can stand out, such as dark hallways and messy living areas that can induce falls, but there are also, less common problems that some overlook. For instance, shower rails and no-slip mats are important for keeping your loved one safe when they are alone.

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How Seniors Can Stretch Their Dollar

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Whether you are 16 years old or 60 years old, having an individual stretch their dollar  is always a good thing. There are a number of financial tips that you can utilize to increase your funds and help you saving your money is endless.

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What Seniors Need to Know About Medicare

Posted by Jackson Bentley on May 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

As the next presidential elections begin to roll around, expect Medicare to become one of the most highly contentious issues debated amongst candidates. From Bernie Sander’s proposal of “Medicare for all” to Donald Trump’s campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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How Technology Can Help Non-Driving Seniors

Posted by Jackson Bentley on May 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Seniors are currently the fastest growing age group in the state of California, and the amount of non-driving seniors is rising too. In fact, their numbers are expected to nearly double to 9 million over the next decade, with many counties in rural and suburban areas that rely on cars to get around. The issue is, what happens when these seniors can no longer drive around? Fatal car crashes rates nearly double every 5 years after the age of 70, with the 85+ age demographic having the highest fatal crash rate of any age demographic.

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5 Activities For People With Mobility Problems

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Statistics tell us that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 6 men aged over 65 will struggle with mobility problems within the next two decades. Over 20% of women and over 16% of men currently suffer from some disability and the figures increase with age. If you currently struggle with your mobility but are still managing to be independent, or you have some level of home care or home help, it is extremely important to maintain your health so you can remain at least partially independent.

 

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How Seniors Can Benefit From Pets

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Apr 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Studies have long shown the benefits that a furry friend can have on an individual, but new reports are  showing that seniors can benefit from pets in advanced age as well.

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Ride-Sharing Services For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Companies like Lyft and Uber have been revolutionizing the way that we get around and disrupting the taxi industry. These ride-sharing services can be used for a number of reasons such as for a designated driver, for those without a car, for seniors who can’t drive anymore, and more.

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Food Tips For Seniors With Diabetes

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

According to information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million U.S. adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes; some of those 100 million individuals are seniors with diabetes. Diabetes is a serious disease that is a result of too much sugar in the blood. If not addressed, this can lead to a number of problems with the organs and other body parts and can even cause stroke or heart disease.

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