The Danger of Walking the Streets of New Jersey

It seems like there’s a danger in being a senior citizen and walking the streets of New Jersey. That has been proven in the number of pedestrian seniors who have died in accidents in recent weeks, and that includes  bicyclists and road workers as well. This is disturbing news and a confirmation that the “Crosswalk… Read More…

Senior Citizens: Favorite Target of Scammers

Scammers seem to always go after seniors. They are always trying to take advantage of the older people’s vulnerabilities. Officials from Missouri have reported that they have several complaints regarding a new scam that aims to target seniors. Reports say that the scam involves seniors receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be from the… Read More…

Calling All Seniors! Beware of the Great Jamaican Phone Scam

Senior citizens in the New Hampshire area are being warned against a scam that has been going around for years. This scam over the phone has been targeting seniors who have been living in the New England area for ten years now and is believed to have originated from Jamaica. Authorities think that the scammers… Read More…

Tips For Leaving Your Home Safely When You Go On Vacation

It seems that many people are planning on going on a vacation this time of year. And if you are one of them, then you  need to think about some home safety tips that you should follow while you are away. These easy-to-follow tips will be useful in making sure that you can leave your home WITHOUT… Read More…

The Rise of the Techie Grannies: Senior Citizens and Their Increased Use of Technology

It is a common belief that senior citizens and the latest technology usually don’t go together. We have this image in our heads of our grandparents struggling with computers, tablets and all the other latest gadgets. And then there is the Internet which could really stump them. It seems though that it was all a… Read More…

Seniors Actually Starving Right Here in the US!???

You might be surprised to hear this but you don’t have to look to other countries in order to find cases of starvation . In Orange County there is an increasing number of senior citizens who are starving almost daily. They are the ones dependent on food programs and they are being affected by the… Read More…

Stair Lifts Can Be a Safe and Beneficial Addition to Your Home

Do you have an elderly or disabled family member who has difficulty moving up or down the stairs in your home? Stairs can be a huge obstacle and a place of real concern for an elderly person or a person with a disability. Every year, people fall trying to go up or down the stairs…. Read More…

Questions to Answer Before Getting Home Modifications

If you or someone you know is an elderly or disabled person that is considering having home modifications done on their home, there are certain things you should consider before you jump right into the modification process. You need to go through every room of your house and evaluate both your current needs as well… Read More…

Chair Lifts Can Give You Mobility

If you or someone you know or love has trouble getting up and down the stairs in your home, maybe it is time you considered purchasing a chair lift. Chair lifts can provide someone with the mobility as well as the security to get up and down the stairs safely. When it comes to buying… Read More…

Home Modifications Provide Safety and Independence

Studies have shown that most elderly people live in homes that are at least 20 years old. Over the years, as these homes and the one residing in it gets older, they become more difficult to maintain. A home that may be perfectly safe for a person that was 50 years old may be unsafe… Read More…