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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How Do You Control Your Destiny in Your Senior Years?  Part 1 of 2

  The image of long walks on the beach at sunset is the stereotypical vision many people have of retirement.  It certainly can happen that way – I know that’s what I’m hoping for!  But how can we make sure that happens?  The answer is to exert control wherever possible.  There are key mechanisms that help people establish and maintain control as they age.  These levers are; financial planning and stability, legal instrumentation, healthcare security, a progressive living plan, social support and mobility.  Understanding how and when to apply these levers are the greatest modicums of control you can pull […]

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