Month: February 2021

Organizations that Help the Elderly

If you care for an older adult, it can sometimes seem difficult to access the information or practical help you require. Maybe you need advice about a housing issue, you might have a finance question, or you might need support around a particular healthcare need. Luckily, there are many organizations that specialize in helping the elderly — and by default, those who care for them as well. . . . READ THE REST

Protecting Older Adults from COVID-19 Vaccination Scams

Sadly, there will always be scammers and fraudsters who are looking to take advantage of vulnerable people, such as the elderly. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception, and alerts are already being raised about vaccination scams. . . . READ THE REST

COVID-19 Vaccines: What Older Adults Need to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for everyone. However, there is now hope on the horizon with the arrival of the vaccination program. The older a person is when they contract the COVID-19 virus, the greater the risk of serious illness and death, with those over the age of 70 most seriously affected. Because of this most countries, including the USA, are starting their vaccination program with older adults, as the protection offered by the vaccinations will most benefit seniors. . . . READ THE REST