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Can SilverSneakers Help You Live Healthier?

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2021-11-10T12:21:15-08:00November 10th, 2021|Fitness, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Can SilverSneakers Help You Live Healthier?

10 Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Seniors

And just like that, the time to plan for Thanksgiving has arrived! Why does the holiday season always seem to take us by surprise? Just yesterday summer was in full bloom. Today we’re suddenly preparing for colder weather, planning for holiday meals and gatherings, and prepping for upcoming travel.  With the hustle and bustle of [...]

2021-11-10T12:07:26-08:00November 10th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 10 Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Seniors

It’s Fall, Y’all!

Autumn is finally here! How did that happen so fast? One minute we’re enjoying the sunshine and barbecues in the backyard, and the next we’re welcoming Mr. Autumn Man and digging out wool sweaters.  Fall always inspires mixed emotions. On the one hand, we’re sad to see the sunny days and beach trips slip away. [...]

2021-11-10T13:34:08-08:00October 11th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on It’s Fall, Y’all!

“Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

If you’ve been reading our recent articles and keeping up with the news, you’ve no doubt heard about the rampant elder fraud targeting seniors. In addition to internet and telephone scams that try to steal funds from unsuspecting seniors, there’s also the frightening trend of elder guardianship scams that you should be aware of. Elder [...]

2021-09-24T14:19:47-07:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on “Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

Summer 2021 is here, and we’re ready for it! With COVID-19 (mostly) in retreat, mask mandates lifting, and life looking more normal than it has in a long time, now’s the time to get out and get active! Sixty-one percent of Americans gained weight during the pandemic. If you’re one of them, exercising more will [...]

2021-07-26T11:11:34-07:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking

Whether you live in New York City, on a farm in Kansas or in a tiny town in California, walking was popular in 2020. For many of us, a walk was a safe way to enjoy the outdoors, pass the time and get some much-needed exercise.  A few people went above and beyond, though. They [...]

2021-06-29T15:53:12-07:00June 21st, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking

How to Outsmart Scammers and Protect Yourself Against Elder Fraud

Every year about 7.86 million U.S. seniors fall victim to elder fraud like phone, internet and other financial scams. (See our article on elder guardianship fraud here.) Their losses total a staggering $148 billion. The unfortunate reality is that duping seniors is a growth industry. And as the senior population increases, more and more Americans [...]

2021-09-13T13:54:39-07:00May 19th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Outsmart Scammers and Protect Yourself Against Elder Fraud

Elder Guardianship: What You Need to Know TODAY

Have you been hearing the term “elder guardianship” lately? If you haven’t, you should be. This type of fraud has recently been in the spotlight after the Netflix movie I Care a Lot and an episode of the docuseries Dirty Money.  I Care A Lot tells the story of a professional guardian. The character makes [...]

2021-05-19T16:32:39-07:00April 14th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Elder Guardianship: What You Need to Know TODAY

5 Ways to Prepare for an Extreme Weather Event

Weather used to be something you’d remark about to a friend or neighbor while making small talk. These days, extreme weather events are common front-page news. And it’s no wonder why. Last month, we saw a mighty snow and ice storm take nearly half of Texas’ electricity-generating capacity offline leaving 4.5 million customers without power [...]

2021-03-13T19:37:50-08:00March 13th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Prepare for an Extreme Weather Event

Covid-19 Update: What You Need to Know in 2021

Pandemic. Antibodies. Vaccines. PPE. COVID-19 update. Front-line workers. Social distancing. All this jargon is enough to make even the most medically-minded person’s head spin. And yet, these are only a few of the words that were added to our everyday vocabulary in 2020. But what does all this news really mean to you? How do [...]

2021-02-12T11:24:35-08:00February 12th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Covid-19 Update: What You Need to Know in 2021