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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!

What is Elder Fraud and How is the USA fighting it?

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 [...]

2023-02-04T06:03:00-08:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on What is Elder Fraud and How is the USA fighting it?

Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun (2023 UPDATE)

Summer 2023 is coming fast, 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! We decided to update the fun summer activities for seniors for 2023.  Sixty-one percent of Americans [...]

2023-02-06T11:16:38-08:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun (2023 UPDATE)

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 [...]

2023-02-04T06:25:56-08:00June 21st, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking

Elderly Fraud Prevention: How to Outsmart Scammers, Protect Yourself Against 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. This indicates elderly fraud prevention is not only important, it's crucial for anyone soon to be or newly retired.  Moreover, the [...]

2023-02-04T14:40:43-08:00May 19th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Elderly Fraud Prevention: How to Outsmart Scammers, Protect Yourself Against 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 [...]

2023-02-05T00:31:20-08:00April 14th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Elder Guardianship: What You Need to Know TODAY

5 Ways on How to Prepare for an Extreme Cold 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. These are some great tips on how to prepare for extreme cold weather event.  Last month, we saw a mighty snow and ice storm [...]

2023-02-05T00:56:08-08:00March 13th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Ways on How to Prepare for an Extreme Cold Weather Event

Covid-19 Update USA: What You Need to Know in 2023

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. It's vital to stay updated on COVID 19 update USA for the [...]

2023-02-06T13:32:26-08:00February 12th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Covid-19 Update USA: What You Need to Know in 2023

5 Handy Health and Safety Apps for Seniors

From health and safety apps for seniors to staying in touch with family, the smartphone revolution has reshaped nearly every facet of our lives throughout the last two decades. Where we used to have the Yellow Pages, now we have Google. We used to exchange letters and photos through the mail, now we keep up [...]

2020-09-23T15:52:20-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on 5 Handy Health and Safety Apps for Seniors

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Mobility Scooter

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you use them to make a purchase, we will earn a commission. We link to these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something [...]

2020-09-23T15:08:45-07:00July 13th, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Travel|Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Mobility Scooter