Avoiding Senior Fraud

Avoiding Senior Fraud

Sadly, seniors are especially vulnerable to fraud.  While fraud affects over 25 million people per year if you are older than 60, you are at an increased risk of being a target.  Fraud comes in many forms.  Some con artists sell fake products and services by email or telephone.   With election season right around the corner, electoral fraud is another potential threat.  Posing as political volunteers, they try to lure voters into donating money by asking for cash or a credit card number. They may even offer to register you over the phone if you provide your social security number (which is not a legal method of registration in any state).

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How Much is “Enough” Therapy?

How Much is “Enough” Therapy?

Many seniors receive therapy at home for various physical, occupational, speech or cognitive issues.  Are they ever “done”?  How much is “enough”?

The answer to this question clearly varies from person-to-person, but the simplest answer comes from the recipient.  If the therapy recipient is not convinced that they are ready to move on without further help, chances are they are not.  It is incumbent on the therapist in this situation to advocate on behalf of the patient to continue their therapies at home.

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Home Care for Stubborn Aging Parents