Posts from May, 2013

Senior Citizens Victimized by Fake Cops through Hypnosis

In India, various incidences involving men pretending to be policemen and stealing old individual’s valuables have occurred. The snatchers were said to be capable of hypnosis and have practiced the craft of their victims. In a report,¬†63-year-old Vijay Kulkarni shared that he was on his way home from a store when four men stopped him…. Read More…

Senior Citizens Go Out on a Picnic

In Charleston, senior citizens went out to Shawnee Park to participate in the Kanawha Valley Senior Services annual picnic. They interacted with their fellow seniors, played Bingo, danced and had fun. Due to the various physical and financial limitations posed against elders, it can be difficult for them to go out into the neighborhood and… Read More…

WBCU Senior Citizen Expo – A Success

Last week, the WBCU 15th Annual Senior Citizen Expo was held in the Family Life Center of Tabernacle Baptist Church in honor of local elders. Senior citizens enjoyed a day of fun and entertainment with music and prizes from the event’s gracious sponsors. WBCU stated that the event was a success and thanked all its… Read More…

Senior Citizens Freed From Paying Property Taxes

In the District of Columbia, a legislation exempting senior citizens aged 80 and older with annual income of no more than $100,000.00 and who have lived in their houses for 25 years or more from paying property taxes for their home will be introduced. The proponent, Council member Anita Bonds, intends to present legislation titled… Read More…

65-year-old Man Murdered in His Own Home

R Saatyanarayana, a 65-year-old man who lived by himself, was found dead by his maid servant at his own residence on Saturday morning at Hanuman Nagar Chaitanyapuri. His gold bracelet chain was reported missing while all other items were found intact. Venkatamma states that on the day of the murder, the old man sent her… Read More…

Don’t Entrust Your Home to Unregistered Specialists

Though it can be dangerous and impractical as a homeowner to handle tricky maintenance tasks on your own home, you must also be cautious about entrusting them to strangers, especially unregistered “specialists” who may take advantage of your lack of knowledge on the task in question. These people might not have any more experience than… Read More…

The Importance of Developing Trust in Every Relationship

In a relationship which involves one ensuring the well-being of the other, the most important aspect that has to be developed is trust. This does not only pertain to trust coming from the individual who needs the care but also from the caregiver. This mutuality will ensure a more secure environment for both parties. Such… Read More…

Home Safety for Senior Caregivers

Home safety is one of the most important things to consider when it comes to caring for an elderly person, especially when they are prone to many injuries and ailments. They are at a very high risk for falls, serious injuries and other consequences of slower reflexes and poorer eyesight and senses. Here are some… Read More…

The Benefits of Leasing a Car for Senior Citizens

Various vehicles have their own perks and disadvantages for specific users. For senior citizens who are still able to drive around, renting a car can be a better option than buying one. This option poses a lot of safety and financial advantages for most people, particularly for elders. Scot Hall, executive vice president of SwapALease.com,… Read More…

Many Seniors In Australia Are iPad Users

While most senior citizens in different parts of the world are not too keen on using high tech gadgets, that is not the case for the elderly in Australia.¬†According to reports, many elderly people in Australia are becoming tech-savvy as most of them are now using iPads. Yes, you heard it right! Many grandparents in… Read More…