As most senior citizens know, our Social Security numbers are currently used for our Medicare cards. But in April, 2018 we’ll be receiving a new card with a random 11-character string of numbers and letters. Since scammers love Social Security … Continue reading →
Eileen Williams reacts to being called “elderly” while sitting in a dental chair.Continue reading →
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Alonzo Johnson, a 23-year-old, locks arms with a frightened 83-year-old senior citizen and keeps him calm as they ride down an escalator. A hospice nurse took a photograph of the two from behind. When she posted it to her Facebook page, it went viral.
Guest Post by Roger Sims Falls are the primary cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the elderly. Every year, more than two million seniors are rushed to the emergency room after falling. Several things can lead to the elderly … Continue reading →
This Boston Globe story begins with “One in 10 Americans age 60 and older experiences some form of physical, emotional, financial, or even sexual abuse over the course of a year…” This short article also includes five ways consumers can … Continue reading →