Seniors With Dementia Are a Top Target for Con Artists

Seniors lose close to $3 billion per year to fraud — and those with memory loss are at especially high risk. What can we do to protect these vulnerable elders?

Senior Self-Neglect and What Families Can Do About It

Elder abuse is a serious crime. But what an older adult's choices put their own health and safety at risk?

The Latest Schemes Targeting Older Adults

Here's some information to share with senior loved ones that can help them avoid being defrauded or purchasing useless products.

A Cure for Cyberchondria

It's an ailment for our time: Web surfers develop anxiety as they try to diagnose their symptoms online.

A Time to Give and a Time to Give Thanks

The twin impulses of generosity and gratitude benefit our mental and even physical health. More good news: They both increase with age.

A Senior-Savvy Police Force

Gerontologists urge law enforcement agencies to improve encounters with older adults.

June 15 Is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Senior care experts call for increased resources to fight this growing crime.

Thief stealing medical records.

Online Buzz: Don't Be a Victim of Medical Identity Theft

Protect yourself and senior loved ones from this growing crime problem.

Talking to Senior Loved Ones About Scams

Every year, older adults lose billions of dollars to con artists. But there's an art to having a cautionary conversation on this topic with elderly relatives.