Signs of Elder Abuse & What You Can Do to Help

By |2020-06-15T17:53:55+00:00January 6th, 2020|

According the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 6 out of 10 elders, defined as anyone 60 and over, have experienced some form of abuse.  The World Health Organization estimates an even higher number. Studies cited by the NCOA, find that victims of elder abuse are more likely to die prematurely than other older adults. To […]

Identity Theft Protection for Seniors | Senior Identity Theft

By |2020-04-21T19:43:22+00:00October 28th, 2019|

Learn more about how you can help your loved ones with in home care. Regardless of age, we are all at risk of becoming a victim of identity theft - but senior citizens are at a particularly higher risk. According to the U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging, older Americans lose $3 billion dollars a year [...]

What is Ageism and How Do We Fight Against It?

By |2020-05-26T16:38:43+00:00October 13th, 2019|

Learn more about how you can help your loved ones with in home care. Ageism is a form of modern-day discrimination, and it’s on the fast track to becoming an all-out epidemic. The definition of ageism refers to the act of denying an older person human rights, solely based on their age. Although [...]

How to Protect Your Senior Loved One From Bad In-Home Care

By |2020-02-28T04:15:16+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Your senior loved one deserves to be able to age in place without worrying about being harmed or neglected by a caregiver. When you hire in-home care, you need to know that your loved one is safe and enjoys spending time with the person, or people, who visit their home. As you prepare to hire […]

You Can Prevent Elder Fraud By Getting Rid of Junk Mail

By |2020-02-28T04:15:40+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

Junk mail, spam emails and telemarketing calls can be a heavy burden for older adults. As people age, their natural ability to make decisions begins to decline. The pile of mail in the mailbox becomes difficult to sort. The offer that is too good to be true gets harder to turn down. The dining room […]

What are the Signs that You Hired the Wrong Caregiver?

By |2020-02-28T04:16:03+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Finding the right type of caregiver for your elderly or disabled loved one can be a challenging and intensive process, and you may not know where to begin. So, what does what does caregiver mean? A caregiver is someone who assumes the responsibilities involved with the primary care for an individual who is no longer […]

Top 10 Ways to Prevent Elder Abuse, Theft, and Assault

By |2020-02-28T04:18:21+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Elders who have been abused have a 300% higher risk of early death when compared to those who have not been mistreated.   Elder abuse includes emotional abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, physical abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Anyone could be a perpetrator, from children, other family members, and spouses, to staff at assisted living, nursing homes, […]