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Warn Your Aging Parents: Vicious Phone Scammers May Call, Posing As The IRS
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Personally warn your aging parents about this old, but relentless scam: someone posing as an IRS agent makes a threatening call, saying money is owed, pay now. Your loved one is intimidated and sends money to the scammer. They catch our aging loved ones off guard. It’s vicious. You can alert them. Source: Warn Your…

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AARP Invests $60M in the Dementia Discovery Fund to Kick-Start its ‘Disrupt Dementia’ Campaign
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“By 2030, there are projected to be 82 million people suffering from dementia” This is a great start to help support our future seniors, their families and our caregivers. Thanks AARP and all those that contributed. Source: AARP Invests $60M in the Dementia Discovery Fund to Kick-Start its ‘Disrupt Dementia’ Campaign

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Fatal falls are on the rise for America’s senior citizens
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Please help educate your loved ones and yourself on what can be done to help prevent falls.  Alameda County has a Fall Prevention Program with a brochure attached below to help with tips to reduce falls.  The article in this blog highlights the increasing dangers of falls.  Let’s together help reduce this rising statistic. Team…

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Relationship Matters: The fear of aging
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We live in a culture that holds beauty, youthfulness, active and successful lifestyle as the epitome of health, vitality and admiration. With age, most people notice a decline in energy level, physical agility as well as reduced motivation to keep their social connections active and rewarding. Concerns about losing one’s cognitive capacity is a major…

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How ‘Super Aging’ Seniors Retain Youthful Memory Abilities
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Some loss of memory is often considered an inevitable part of aging, but new research reveals how some people appear to escape that fate. A study older adults whose memory performance is equivalent to that of younger individuals and finds that certain key areas of their brains resemble those of young people. The paper in…

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