A Day in the Life of Dementia
The FBI did a presentation in November for AARP that had some valuable information that can help older adults. In working with seniors now, I often seen many of these scams played out and work to undo and recoup money that has been siphoned away through exploitation. The majority of senior scams start when the […]
It is tough to know how often you should visit a loved one with dementia. Only you know what is right.
Changes in our brains as we age make us more susceptible to fraud.
The fact that 9 out of 10 American’s will need someone to speak on their behalf before the end of their life was documented in a joint study done by the National Institutes of Health and Veteran’s Affairs. Do yourself and your loved ones a favor by having a discussion about this FACT before you […]
The number of institutions that have our data and that been hacked is only growing. The reality is that a lot of our personal information has probably been sold or can be found on the “dark web” used by these crooks. We have the ability to defend our selves — the fact is that most […]
Given the number of breeches, it’s time to take protecting your credit into your own hands.
I work with a client who has some cognitive impairment and an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. After we work on bill payments and review his accounts, I take the mail to the post office. Well, I took two birthday cards for his daughter, promised to put stamps on them, and mailed then without stamps! I called him […]