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By The Dispatch On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Dawn Bennett convicted in $40 million Ponzi Scheme to steal from elderly investors

After deliberating for fewer than five hours, a federal jury today convicted Dawn J. Bennett, age 56, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, on all 17 federal charges including conspiracy, securities fraud, wire fraud, bank More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Are Large Assisted Living Communities Your Best Senior Living Option?

Taking care of your parents is your highest purpose in life! Your parents and loved ones have done all it takes to help you succeed and enjoy the gifts of life. And now when they are aging and need daily hand-holding More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes: 8 Shocking Facts You’ve Probably Never Heard Before

The population of nursing homes continue to increase every year because the number of the aged being registered is rapidly increasing. In America alone, over 5 million oder Americans are being nursed in a nursing More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Texas: Elderly couple, Kathryn Locker, Ernest Locker identified in Austin murder suicide

An elderly Austin man killed his wife before taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide in west Austin Tuesday evening, according to the Austin Police Department (APD). Kathryn Locker, 76, was found dead More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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8 Businesses the World Needs More Of

Starting a business has never been easier, especially with the help of the internet. You can open a business from virtually anywhere and enjoy the financial freedom of doing so. As you consider the trade you’d More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Manhunt: Florida nursing assistant Dian’te Matthew stole and pawned 91-year-old’s wedding ring

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Florida, working at the Arbor Terrace Assisted Living Facility, has been accused of stealing wedding rings and pawning them off, including one from a 91-year-old woman. Dian’te More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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How to Help Seniors Stay Independent

There comes a time in our lives when our parents and loved ones reach the age when they require more care, love and attention. As people age, their needs change, and they become vulnerable to an increasing number More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Coping with an Elderly Relative

Caring for an elderly loved one, such as a parent or grandparent, could be one of the most emotionally difficult things you will ever need to do. Not only will you not want to see your loved one in poor health, More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Is A Nursing Home Mistreating Your Parent? Hit Them Hard

photo paffairs_sanfrancisco Nothing can be as frustrating as realizing that the nursing home you took your mom or dad to is causing them more harm than good. When you imagine the things they could have done, you More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Protecting Your Family: What to Do When You Suspect Dangerous Eldercare

If you just can’t seem to be able to shake off the feeling that something is not quite right in the nursing home one of your family members resides in, it’s time to thoroughly examine the situation and figure More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Who can benefit from occupational therapy?

Occupational therapy (OT) is a health focused profession that revolves around professionals helping individuals, groups or even communities through occupation. The therapy encourages people to participate, recover More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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What to Do if You Suspect an Elderly Relative is Being Mistreated

When an elderly person can’t take care of themselves anymore, the good news is that there are several options that you can choose from to ensure that they get the care and attention that they need in their later More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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How to protect the elderly from scam calls

Fraudsters and scam artists often make elderly people their prime targets because of their high vulnerability. Why are they vulnerable? Why do they have a higher susceptibility to being a victim of a scam? It is More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tips For Making It Easier For Your Elderly Loved Ones To Live At Home Longer

If you have elderly loved ones that you care about and they would like to remain in their own home for as long as possible, you may want to try the following tips to help them achieve that goal. This way, not only More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Brilliant Anti-Aging Hacks For Any Age

The best way to start on an anti-aging routine is in your teens — roughly as young as you can go. So, is being 30 or 50 too late? There’s no better time than now than to hit up your lifestyle and your skin care More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Elder Abuse Cases are Skyrocketing in Washington State

Cases of elder abuse are skyrocketing in Washington state, according to the state’s Adult Protective Services. But new legislation is aiming to curb the problem, Q13 Fox reports. Last year, Adult Protective More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Dutch government panel rules euthanasia doctor ‘acted in good faith’ when he murdered woman with dementia

A Dutch doctor who euthanized an elderly woman with dementia “acted in good faith,” according to an euthanasia oversight panel, preventing the doctor from being prosecuted. This particular case was More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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How Geriatric Nurses Can Offset the Cost of Eldercare

Healthcare is in crisis, make no mistake about it. Not only is Obamacare failing, but this country was in trouble long before the Affordable Care Act, which is why it was instituted in the first place. Unfortunately, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Care givers have their tasks cut out to keep seniors hale and hearty

Coping up with the years after retirement are worrisome for many seniors especially when they decide to spend their time at home. Although there might be family members surrounding them, it is not expected that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Why Companion Care is Crucial for Seniors

Seniors are at a high risk of social isolation, but despite the prospect of living alone, the vast majority of seniors would prefer to remain in their own homes. Family members often feel guilty that they can’t More...


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