When It Comes to Hurricane Season as a Florida Senior, Do You Have the InformationYou Need?

Hurricanes are devastating storms that threaten Florida every year, and put millions of residents in harm’s way. Did you know, however, that Florida seniors are at particular risk due to an increased propensity for mobility issues and health concerns?  Fortunately, there are plenty of ways seniors can prepare for the superstorms, starting long before a… Read more »

8 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Elder Abuse for an Aging Parent

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Elder abuse affects millions of seniors, not just in the United States but across the globe. Unfortunately, research tells us that as older populations continue to grow in size, and as life-expectancy continues to increase, incidents of elder abuse could skyrocket. Already, the National Council on Aging estimates that about one in ten Americans over… Read more »

5 Signs A Senior Loved One With Dementia May Be A Victim of Elder Abuse

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Elder abuse is an under-reported epidemic impacting an estimated one-in-ten aging adults. It cuts across every racial, ethnic, cultural, and economic demographic, and can cause incalculable pain and suffering. This is not including potentially staggering financial losses. One unsettling correlation, however, is that seniors with dementia are disproportionately targeted for elder abuse. Nearly one-in-two aging… Read more »