Five Steps for Falls Prevention

by Laura Kneeskern, AARP Colorado
Per the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds an older adult is seen in an ER for a fall related injury, and 1 in 3 older Americans falls every year.  Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for persons aged 65 and older.  Even minor falls […]

10 Tips for Family Caregivers

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month here are 10 tips for Family Caregivers.

Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone!
Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one.
Accept offers of help and suggest specific things people can do to help you.
Learn how to […]

Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act

Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act will start on November 1, 2017. Here are a few important points shared by Foundations Communities.
 

Nothing has changed with 2017 Marketplace health insurance plans.

 

Financial assistance is still available! Eligible individuals can still get lower out-of-pocket costs for co-pays and deductibles.

 
Insurers are still required to offer these savings, even […]

Cyber Security for Seniors

Cybersecurity is general Internet safety, which includes protection of anything connected to or accessible by the Internet- from networks themselves to the information stored in computers. Technology has changed tremendously in the past 25 years, and it only continues to advance. The Internet has brought us so many benefits; email, electronic messaging, and personal websites […]

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