Posts from August, 2014

Safety Measures to Avoid Falling Victim to Telemarketing and Door-to-door Schemes

The FBI says senior citizens often fall victim to telemarketing and door-to-door schemes due to a variety of reasons, which include the notion that they are more trusting and polite, they are less likely to report crimes, and even when they do, they encounter difficulties in remembering important details of the event. In order to… Read More…

Thief Preying on Elderly Citizens

In Turlock, Ceres and Modesto the authorities were alerted about a female wallet thief who preys on elderly citizens. She has been responsible for a series of thefts. Photos of the modus was posted in a social media network and one of her victims was able to recognized her: Senior citizen Wauneta Hatfield lost her… Read More…

Tips for Seniors on Downsizing and Home-Selling

Many seniors decide to sell their houses and opt to downsize to a more manageable home in a senior citizen community. Here are a few tips on downsizing in preparation to selling your house: Devise a plan and set a schedule for all the tasks — make sure to consider your physical limits and time… Read More…

Living in a Senior Citizen Community

Many seniors choose to continue living in their homes mostly because they don’t enjoy the idea of staying in a nursing facility. However, living in a house, especially when they are alone, can have multiple risks. Senior citizen communities are excellent alternates to the typical neighborhood. They are safer and more elderly-friendly. Many of these… Read More…