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5 Suggestions to Avoid Frauds & Scams

A study reported by the American Psychological Association(APA) revealed that older adults are 10 times more likely to remember false information — and believe me it’s true — than younger adults. The combination of not remembering correctly and being unwilling to admit there’s a problem can make older adults especially vulnerable to scam artists. The Detroit Free Press reported that lonely seniors had an increased risk of being the victims of fraud. The article sited research done by Wayne State University that found that one in 20 adults, 50 and older, reported being the victim of fraud in a national survey. Those numbers are probably higher if fraud is done by someone known to the olde

Holiday Celebrations with Dementia: Keep It Simple

For families who have a relative with dementia, holiday get-togethers often prompt a new way of celebrating. The key to a positive holiday experience is to simplify the tradition. The noise, visual stimulation and excitement that celebrations bring may have been enjoyable for your relative in the past, but can be disorienting or agitating now. Consider hosting a small gathering, tone down your decorations and try to focus on one task at a time. Involve her in activities that she can be successful with, such as setting the table or singing carols. Make sure that a caregiver is present at the event. It is important to ensure that someone is looking out for her and it is difficult, as well

8 Tips for Fall Leaf Collection

Above, Seabury Age-In-Place® volunteers smile after a service project for a DC older adult. Click here to learn more about volunteering with Age-In-Place®. Throughout the Mid-Atlantic, fall leaves are in peak color. The season’s beauty also brings additional yard-work and safety considerations. Autumn leaves can disrupt traffic, pose a safety concern for pedestrians, clog storm drains, create a fire hazard, and even hamper snow removal from roads. Here are a few tips for flawless fall foliage removal: Do Check to see when your leaves are scheduled for collection Place only leaves in tree boxes or at the curb for collection Bring leaves, tree limbs, and other yard debris from your private lan

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