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Arizona Opioid Addiction
There’s been quite a bit of recent talk in the media and from politicians about America’s opioid epidemic. If you don’t personally know someone suffering from addiction, all this talk might seem rather abstract. But a close look at the statistics reveals the true extent of the crisis. According to a study by the National […]
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senior companionship arizona
Humans, by nature, are social creatures. And as social creatures, the desire to connect compels us to join with others to create families and communities and societies. All with the hope of being part of something larger than ourselves. This isn’t just some random quirk of evolution. Studies show that humans benefit both physically and emotionally from […]
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abuse
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been examining the elder financial abuse epidemic that steals an estimated 2.9 billion dollars from seniors every year. In our last post we provided handy tips you could use to spot financial abuse when it occurs. Before that, we looked at scams commonly perpetrated against the elderly. Today we’ll […]
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Financial Abuse
Did you know that people older than 50 control over 70% of America’s wealth? That fact helps explain why financial abuse costs American seniors close to 2.9 billion dollars every year. In our last post, we shared three scams commonly targeted towards the elderly and explored how the natural effects of aging can contribute to victimization. […]
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scams
It’s an unfortunate fact of life in America that every year 3.2 million people are targeted by scammers and identity thieves. By some estimates, these people lose 2.9 billion dollars every year, at an average of $30,000 per victim. With 1 in every ten victims losing more than $100,000. So why are seniors targeted so […]
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Arizona Summer Hydration
It’s now early June and the official start of summer is just a few short weeks away, bringing with it the inevitable summer heat. For most people, the reaction to hot weather falls somewhere between joy and annoyance. But for senior citizens, hot weather can literally be life threatening. As we move ever closer to the […]
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loneliness
Loneliness is something we all experience from time-to-time. But for older Americans, feelings of loneliness can be acute and long-lasting. According to the most recent Census figures, 28% of Americans aged 65 or older lived alone. And as seniors age, their chance of personal isolation only increases. As the years go on, good friends retire or pass […]
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wheelchair
For seniors in the United States, mobility issues are a common challenge. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, nearly 2.2 million Americans depend on a wheelchair to accomplish everyday tasks. While the Americans with Disabilities act made navigating public spaces a bit easier for wheelchair users, it doesn’t apply to all private residences. And […]
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The United States is getting older everyday. According to government estimates, nearly 22% of Americans will be 65 or older by 2040. By 2060, that number grows to 98 million, more than double the current number. This unprecedented demographic shift will have many unpredictable cultural impacts. However one thing is guaranteed: those older Americans will all need competent care […]
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Helping a senior loved one with a large downsizing project can be an overwhelming job. Not only is it difficult for the person organizing the endeavor, seniors can also feel stress and sadness as they say goodbye to their cherished possessions. But in many cases, these cannot be avoided. Often a downsizing is necessary because a […]
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