The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is warning citizens about a new Social Security Administration (SSA) employee impersonation scheme. SSA and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has recently been receiving reports from citizens across the country about other phone calls from an individual posing as an SSA employee. The caller attempts to acquire personally identifiable information from victims to then edit the victims' direct deposit, address, and telephone information with SSA.
Ladies met for the June 13, 2017 meeting of the Weisbrod Hospital Auxiliary at the J J's Ranch House Dining Room. Three members of the Weisbrod staff, Teri Simmons-Castle, Kelly Darnell, and Brandy Turcotte attended the lunch meeting also.
Each year on June 15 we observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This is not a holiday to celebrate, but one to recognize that elder abuse is a serious problem in America and throughout the world, and if more people can recognize indicators of elder abuse, we can help to stop it!
Medicines help us live longer and healthier. But, taking them the wrong way or mixing certain drugs can be dangerous. You need to be careful to keep track of your medicines and use them safely.
Medicines, often referred to as drugs, can be:
Death rates from Alzheimer's disease (AD) increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of Alzheimer's deaths at home also increased during the same period, from 14 percent to 25 percent, suggesting an increase in the number of caregivers that would benefit from support, including education and case management services.
The ElderWatch Helpline has been fielding lots of calls about the "Say Yes" scam. Many news reports have warned that a scammer will call and ask a question to get the victim to say "Yes." Then, reportedly, the scammer records that "Yes" to use it to authorize unwanted charges to a phone bill, utility bill or a credit card.
Colorado Senior Lobby to Leverage Survey Results to Persuade Governor, State Legislators to Protect Seniors' Interests
Coloradoans aged 50 and older now have an opportunity to voice their opinion on state government and the issues affecting the state's aging population, according to a nonpartisan group that advocates for seniors at the state Capitol.