Perhaps taking advantage of peoples’ loneliness during covid, romance scamsters increased their known operations by 16.5% from 2020 to 2021. Beware of these red flags.
Antipsychotic drugs are dangerous for older people with dementia, nearly doubling their chance of death from heart problems, infections, falls and other ailments. But understaffed nursing homes have often used the sedatives so they don’t have to hire more staff to handle residents. Using fake diagnoses, nursing homes hide the rates of drugging at their facilities.
You might think someone is scamming your parent or emotionally or physically abusing them. What if you think that your parent is neglecting himself, not bathing or changing his clothes for long intervals of time, not eating right or taking her meds? How do you protect the elderly from abuse and scams?
The FBI, U.S. Health and Human Services OIG and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have issued a warning about COVID-19 vaccine schemes to obtain your money or personal information. These tips will help with what to look for to protect yourself from scams.
Severe winter weather has left many households in Texas without heat and electricity. These disaster resources for older adults can provide assistance.
When is it time to talk with your health care provider about memory loss? When the gears begin to slip, how will you know when to act? This quick self-assessment compliments of Baylor can help.