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Elder Fraud

5 Common Elder Scams Every Senior Should Know

Unfortunately, scams targeting the elderly are on the rise and fraudulent telemarketers targeting seniors account for up to 80% of their calls.

Did you know that our senior population is expected to double by 2060?

81% of seniors are also homeowners, and they are more likely to live alone—a staggering 12.5 million older adults.

It’s clear to see why seniors are the most vulnerable demographic when it comes to fraud and abuse.

Today we will be going over common elder scams that every senior should know.

Getting educated about how they work is the first step towards prevention.

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Senior Bodybuilder

5 Inspirational Seniors We Can Admire

While many of us look to society’s youth to find inspiration, there are also seniors around us who keep pushing themselves past their limits.

Whether a senior is running 26.2 miles for a marathon or getting ready for a bodybuilding competition, age is just a number.

These older adults prove that they can defy the aging process against all odds.

Learn more about these inspiring seniors by reading on!

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Dementia Symptoms

Your Definitive Guide to Dementia

You may feel a wide range of emotions after your loved one is diagnosed with dementia—anger, shock, and perhaps even relief as there’s finally an explanation for their behavior.

So what do you do now? Well here’s one of the best things you can do right now to make a difference:

Get educated about dementia to make better and more informed care decisions for your loved one.

Today you will learn about a wide range of dementia topics and tips that you can use right away.

For instance:

Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease and dementia aren’t the same thing?

It’s possible for your loved one to have dementia and not Alzheimer’s.

While dementia and Alzheimer’s disease share similarities in their symptoms, others may be more specific to your loved one’s condition.

Learn more in our definitive guide to dementia by reading on!

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Raffle Winners

Aging Well at the Newly Renovated West Caldwell Care Center

Senior Home Care Services sponsored a free CEU event for social workers at the newly renovated West Caldwell Care Center on July 19, 2016.

With over 35 people in attendance, the captivated audience even shared their personal stories and suggestions that everyone could apply in their own lives.

The West Caldwell Care Center provided delicious refreshments—fresh leafy salads with tender grilled chicken, pasta, and dessert.

A raffle was also drawn and four winners were selected to win prizes.

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