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How to Deal with Drug Abuse in Seniors

Drug abuse is something typically associated with ne’er-do-well adults and teens, but rarely do we think of it as involving seniors. However, prescription drug abuse is also on the rise with seniors aged 65+, with reports indicating that even the 50 to 59-year-old is susceptible to this problem. You can read more
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Substance Abuse: …

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‘Cyber-Seniors’ Documentary Delights, Warms and Informs

Seniors aren’t exactly known for their computer acumen, but a filmmaker named Saffron Cassaday set out to change that. Armed with a camera and a gaggle of teens, Cassaday invaded an assisted living facility…and taught the seniors how to surf the web. The film has yet to be released, but the trailer and video gallery …

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Seniors Showing Change of Political Heart

The Hill, the weekly paper paper written for U.S. Congress, has touched on an important issue: seniors’ political leanings. To anyone in the know this is vital to US politics, it is because seniors will make up the biggest demographic in the United States in just a few years and even still they are overwhelmingly …

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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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