Senior Getting Scammed on his laptop

Telemarketing scams alone are a $40 million industry, and seniors are the ones losing the most money to scammers. If they’re living on a fixed monthly pension or on Social Security benefits, it can be financially devastating when elderly Americans are defrauded. Remind your aging parents to never give out personal or financial information over…

Woman at assisted living facility smiling with her dog Soup

If you’ve recently made the decision that assisted living is the right choice for a loved one, we’re with you. That can be a tough call, and you’ve made it through the first step of this challenging process. The next step is finding the right home: the assisted living facility that best fits your loved…

Stoned senior couple using ridesharing for the first time

While you could sometimes use a ride after dark or to unfamiliar parts of town, you may never have even thought of the possibility of ride-sharing. Services like Uber and Lyft are for the younger generations, right? Not necessarily. A plethora of services have sprung up to make ride-sharing a more viable option for seniors.…

Senior independent living communities are changing constantly

We live in a world of constant change and evolution, and the world of independent living communities is no different. Independent living communities, residential areas for seniors with both a communal atmosphere and private accommodations, come in all forms. There are establishments with more hands-on staffing to ones with much greater autonomy. But, regardless of…

Senior Fall Medical Alert Device

As your loved ones age, especially if they live alone or spend a lot of time alone, there will come a time when you worry about their safety at home. If you live nearby, you may be able to visit and check in on them, or have a neighbor pop in every day. But it’s…

Make It Home Downsizing as a senior MakeItHome.net

As Senior Move Managers®, we’re often asked these questions: What will I do with all my “stuff” when I downsize? How should I sell my “stuff”? What is my “stuff” worth if I sell it? These are all great questions that deserve honest and straightforward answers. However, the challenge in providing a universal response is:…

Senior Falls

The last time you went to the doctor, they probably asked if you’d fallen lately. Sure, you slipped in the tub last month or missed a step while bringing in the groceries just the other day. But it was no big deal, right? Don’t Ignore That Fall! One in four people age 65 and over…

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