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  • How Seniors Can Avoid Insurance Scams My 90-year-old grandmother sits at her kitchen table surrounded by four large stacks of mail. The first stack is for solicitations from hunger relief organizations. The second, church fundraising drives. The third is for educating third-world children. And the fourth is for ... Continue Reading
  • Common Misconceptions About Aging & the Seniors Who Defy the Stereotypes At first glance, the plague of ageism might not seem like a serious problem, but it actually contributes to a number of false assumptions about seniors and the aging process that can end up causing serious harm. In fact, many of the notions we have about aging are prone to ... Continue Reading
  • Protecting Seniors from Predators: Perspectives on Elder Abuse Data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau projected that, by the year 2050, adults over the age of 65 will account for 20% of the nation’s population and that the fastest growing segment is adults 85 and older. As of 2010, there were 40.3 million adults aged 65+ living in the ... Continue Reading