Category: Aging Parent

How to Choose the Right Medical Alert System for Your Spouse

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August is MedicAlert Awareness Month, and in the spirit of senior safety, few things provide as much peace of mind as an effective medical alert system, especially for an aging spouse.  Medical alert systems vary depending on need.  It can boil down to wearable devices, such as bracelets or necklaces, that automatically contact emergency help… Read more »

5 Types of Financial Abuse to Know this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Did you know elder abuse is one of the most important, and upsetting, issues facing Older Americans today? Like other forms of abuse, it can be confusing, terrifying, and even embarrassing to the victim. Aging adults might also fear retaliation, or getting the abuser in trouble, which is a significant dilemma when family members are… Read more »

6 Ways to Have Fun This National Older Americans Month

Every May is National Older Americans Month. Since 1963, it has been an opportunity to celebrate seniors across the country, and recognize the many contributions older adults have made to society, and to the lives of others. What you may not realize, however, is that May has the added benefit of also being National Elder… Read more »