Targeting Seniors – What you Need to Know

If you ask around, chances are someone you know has a Senior relative that has been the target and possibly the victim of a scam that focuses on Seniors.  While many scams have no specific target, there are many that are designed to defraud Seniors out of their money in particular. There are several reasons why Seniors make good targets: Seniors often have financial resources making them an opportune target Seniors tend to be more trusting and due to relative isolation, seek someone to talk to and who will pay attention to them Seniors often will not report these crimes […]

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Senior Care

Understanding How to Prioritize the Basic Needs of Seniors

Here we take a basic look at human need and then extend that to Senior Living. Many may be familiar with the diagram below commonly known as Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.  Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist who created the diagram.  The purpose is to illustrate the order of which human beings prioritize their needs.  At the bottom represents the most basic of needs beginning with the need to breathe, eat, drink and sleep – the body’s most essential functions.  As the pyramid ascends, we see the needs for safety followed by the emotional needs and then culminating in the […]

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