Pages of Interest this Week
Enlightened by our findings on the internet, we’ve decided to share some of this past week’s gems with you:
The National Center for Elder Abuse helps seniors help themselves by discussing their Tips for Avoiding Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation. Among the tips, the NCEA discusses how to reduce phone calls from telemarketers and how to find a long-term care facility.
For those of you who have recently lost a loved one, you may be interested in finding out how to Prevent Identity Theft after a Person Dies. All over the country, there have been reports of dishonest folks assuming the identities of the recently deceased to open credit cards and steal Social Security checks. Michigan State University would like to help you to prevent that from happening to your loved one. If you have any San Diego specific questions, you can call us at 858-565-1392.
Findlaw tells us what to do if we have a slip-and-fall accident at the store. As you might imagine, the first thing we should do is document everything. When things get chaotic it’s hard to keep track of the details, so if you do take a spill at your local department store, make sure you get a pen and paper ASAP.
Finally, we’d like to congratulate the Gary & Mary West Senior Wellness Center for its success with seniors in the community. According to KPBS, Gary & Mary West has become a national model for senior centers dealing with impoverished communities.
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