Month: August 2021

Older Adults Lose $3 Billion a Year to Financial Scams

{Read in 3 minutes}  Have you ever been scammed? Scammers are often professionals who know how to get people to respond. Seniors are often targeted for many reasons; • they aren’t as tech-savvy, • they are more trusting, • they can be lonely, and • they may have large nest eggs. Older adults lose an estimated $3 billion…
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From Digital Divide to Digital Inclusion

{Read in 4 minutes}  Imagine what life was like just 20 years ago. Many people were using personal computers both in the office and at home. Cell phones were handheld but mainly used for phone calls. It wasn’t until the early 2000s that digital innovation really picked up speed. The internet became mainstream, social media…
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Food Insecurity Among Seniors

{Read in 4 minutes}  I’ve never been really hungry. Hungry like your stomach aches because you have not had a meal in a few days. Hungry like you open the refrigerator and there is nothing in there to make a proper meal. We often have the opposite problem where we cook too much food, and…
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