Older adults are often the targets of scams to steal their hard-earned savings. Almost $3 billion is stolen from seniors every year. Scams over the telephone are becoming even sneakier, with the crooks sometimes obtaining personal information about
Are trusts just for families with a lot of wealth? What is the difference between a revocable trust and a living trust? How can charitable giving also benefit me financially? These and other financial planning questions will be answered at a free
People may feel safest in their homes, but that’s where older adults can sustain most of their injuries. The most frequent cause of injury in the home is falling; one-third of people over 65 fall every year. Falls are often caused by hazards
The earlier dementia is diagnosed, the earlier potential treatments can be started and the earlier preparations can be made for the future. There are 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and you can learn about them Nov. 13.
Free fitness assessments for seniors will be offered Sept. 19 at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor. The testing is free, and the public is invited.
The Senior Fit Test is given by a physical therapist and covers arm and leg strength, flexibility, endurance
People downsize at various stages in life. College students squeeze into dorm rooms. Newlyweds combine two households into one. Empty nesters may move to a smaller house or apartment, and older adults move to retirement community apartments.
Learn the ins and outs of downsizing, estate sales and preparing to move at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor Aug. 15.
Knowing where to start can be overwhelming. Val Rush, co-owner of VB Estate Sales in Arkansas City, has seven years of experience
Older adults are often the targets of scoundrels trying to scam them out of their hard-earned savings. The staggering sum of $2.6 billion a year is estimated to be stolen from seniors every year. In addition to scams from friendly strangers, older