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Scammers Targeting Seniors – What to Watch For

As crimes against seniors continue to rise, older people are losing billions of dollars a year to a variety of scams, ranging from Medicare and health fraud to sweepstakes and lottery scams. According to

Does Alcohol Affect Memory?

Research in the past has documented the negative effects of alcohol on cognitive function. However, as reported in an article in Time, it may begin to affect memory sooner than was originally thought. In

Alzheimer’s: Is a Cure on the Way?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s. However, drug and non-drug therapies are currently available to help with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this devastating disease. In addition, researchers are working to find

Seniors Looking for Love

According to the United States Census Bureau, 19 million unmarried people ages 65 and older were living in the U.S. in 2015. These single seniors made up 18 percent of all unmarried adults in

Senior Scammers – What to Watch For

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that scams targeting seniors are so prevalent that they are considered the crime of the 21st Century. These scams are thought to be low risk crimes because

Seniors on a Budget: Tips and Tricks to Stretch Your Dollars

Living within a tighter budget can be a challenge when you make the change from employee to retiree. This can be particularly tough for seniors with no 401k or pension plan who are getting

Worried about Alzheimer’s? Get the Facts

If you are worried about Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. In a recent study reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, 3,102 American adults were questioned about their knowledge, experience, and attitudes concerning this disease. Of

Senior Quality of Life: Try Music, Not TV

According to an article presented by NPR, Americans are watching more TV than ever. The average person in the U.S. watches more than five hours a day, and seniors are watching even more TV

Vitamin D and Senior Health

Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin. It is unique among vitamins because it can be produced in the skin with exposure to sunlight. It can also be consumed in food and supplements.

Automatic Fall Detection for Seniors on the Go

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release with facts revealing that falls are leading cause of death and injury for older adults in the U.S. According to CDC statistics,
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