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How to Save for a Nursing Home After Retirement

A nursing home is almost never a person’s first choice of where to live during retirement, but it’s a reality for millions of Americans. While the experience definitely isn’t the same as aging in place, it does afford seniors the opportunity to be looked after 24/7 by a team of professionals who are trained in …

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Communities Fighting Back Against Senior Fraud

In a previous post, we wrote about the top scams that befall seniors and how to watch out for them. This time, we’ll take a look at the measures being put in place to reduce senior fraud and help out seniors in general, and the good guys are involved in the fight.
AARP
The American Association of …

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Seniors and Scams: Protecting the Vulnerable

A new scam targeting seniors has been discovered in Wake County, North Carolina, where predators are using 911 to steal money from unsuspecting victims. While these scams can hit anyone, seniors are particularly vulnerable and need to be looked out for.
The Scam

What happens is scammers …

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Bill Created to Help Prevent Missing Seniors

When children go missing, a nationwide Amber Alert may be issued to try and minimize any potential consequences. Until recently, though, there was no such system for seniors—a demographic that also goes missing—but for different reasons. Now, a bill is proposing to introduce a “Silver Alert” system target specifically to seniors.
Silver Alert
When a senior goes …

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