11 ways to ease loneliness

Over 13 percent of Americans are 65 and older.  Over the next 20 years that number is expected to nearly double.  At the same time, disabilities, widowhood, divorce and retirement are just some of the things that may play a role in a serious public health issue.  That issue is loneliness.  Studies have shown that…

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Scam alert

For Americans under the age of 65, March 31, 2014 is an important date.  That’s because that is the date most uninsured Americans need to become insured under the Affordable Care Act.  That could make things a bit confusing over the next few weeks as government organizations and private health companies ramp up their efforts…

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When a Power of Attorney is used fraudulently

Powers of Attorney are important documents that provide family members or others with the necessary legal ability to act as representative for individuals unable to do so for themselves.  Unfortunately or fortunately depending on the case, a Power of Attorney is a pretty powerful tool.  That power and the growing number of aging individuals in…

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