Internet Safety Month Should Apply to Everyone

When it comes to internet safety, you can never be too cautious.  Whether you are 10 or 90, everyone needs to take extra precautions to ensure we remain safe. 

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5 Tips to Staying Young

Healthy living is important for people of all ages, but 94 year old Ella Kelley seems to have the perfect recipe for living a long life. Ms. Kelley says the secret to having an extended life is staying active.  After visiting with her for a few minutes, realized rather quickly she is truly a special lady and has the passion and energy of any 40 year old.

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Congress Must Take Action on Robocalls

If you own a cell phone or a home phone, chances are pretty good that you have been a victim of robocalls.  Many of these scam artists use deceptive tactics to try to manipulate older Americans into forking over their hard earned dollars or buying a product they don't need.  These guys are good and are very persuasive to get exactly what they want. 

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Guest Blog: Caring for a Relative Who Has Dementia

Dementia is the loss of memory partially or completely when certain diseases affect the mind. Dementia does not affect the memory only. Negative changes are experienced in judgment, reasoning, personality, health deterioration, and mood swings.

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5 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself From Your Computer

If you have owned a computer, you have probably experienced the dreadful feeling of panic when you believe your computer has a virus.  Personally, I have had it on several occasions and immediately fear sets in.  Fear of losing all your documents, fear of losing those treasured photographs, fear of losing your financial records.  These are some very anxious moments that can be tempered with a little preventative maintenance.

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Spring is the Perfect Time for Seniors to Enjoy These 7 Activities

After a long winter, springtime is the ideal time to revitalize yourself. The beauty of this time of year is that our climate usually allows older Americans to begin getting outside to participate in some of their favorite activities.  In addition to releasing stress, activities are a good way to build new relationships or discover a new hobby.

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A Career in Aging is a Calling Worth Pursuing

American Senior Alliance salutes those who have sacrificed their families and personal health in order for our older Americans to enjoy another wonderful day.  We know the resources are tight in caring for seniors, but experiencing the joy in helping others means more than a hefty salary ever will.  Whether it is an occupational therapist, chef, nurse or physician, the answer is always the same when asked why they chose a career to care for the elderly.  They do it because they were called to serve.

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Elder Financial Abuse on the Rise

The Consumer Financial Protection Agency reported yesterday a tremendous spike in elder financial abuse among our older adults.

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Tennessee Alzheimer's Council May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

We are thankful for the modern advances in medicine, but with our many innovative health care improvements in the 21st century comes an aging population.

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Competitive Electric Suppliers Preying on the Elderly

Just as in past years, in 2019 AmSA will continue our efforts of working hard to help keep those hard earned dollars in the pockets of our senior citizens. 

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