All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk.
Mary Buckner, a Starkville High School senior, elected Tuesday morning to sign with Mississippi State University.
She won’t be suiting up in an athletic uniform when she gets to campus. Her college career will be purely academic. But Buckner relished the chance to declare in front her classmates she would be a Bulldog.
Some older couples who want social recognition for their love relationships are exchanging rings, throwing parties and holding wedding-type ceremonies, but they’re stopping short of getting legally married to avoid complications with retirement funds, property and grown children.
Many people view senior adulthood as a time to slow down and relax, but too much free time can lead to unhappiness.
Three local high school seniors have been be awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
It’s time to drop the cliche that older generations don’t know what they’re doing with today’s technology.
When we think about money, we’re not talking about just money, but also a host of related consequences and deeply felt emotions, says retirement specialist Lee Stoerzinger.
While most are aware that CONTACT Helpline provides a 24/7 telephone crisis intervention line, they may not know the nonprofit organization checks in daily by phone with hundreds of senior and shut-in Reassurance clients who live alone.
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses.