Articles by Ashly Luckose
Beware of free vacations, unless you’re prepared for the possibility of an extended stay in a Peruvian prison for unintentionally smuggling 14.5 pounds of cocaine hidden in children’s Bibles. Though it sounds like something out of a film (like Clint Eastwood’s The Mule), it actually happened to two elderly British men last August. It’s one […]
As people age, they may start presenting certain physical and mental limitations and impairments. And the more apparent the limitations, the more likely they’re noticed and addressed –e.g., mobility issues can be solved with a walker, wheelchair, or mobility scooter; hearing and seeing issues are treated using hearing aids and eyeglasses. But there’s a kind […]
Aging is a swinging door. If in comes strength, stamina, memories and insight then out goes strength, stamina, memories and eyesight. While these changes cannot be stopped, they can and often are ignored when it comes to everyday activities such as driving. In 2016 alone over four thousand elderly drivers died in fatal car crashes, […]
There is a scam out there that has stolen over 42 million dollars in the last year alone! Have you heard about the grandparent scam?
Holiday traditions come in all shapes and sizes. There’s one in particular that feels like it’s out of a fever dream — read on to see what we mean!
In this time of elections and divisions, what helpful and practical takeaways can we remember from the November fall of the Berlin Wall?
To fight financial abuse, you must first identify it — but as you’d imagine, identifying it is the hardest part. Read on to find out what to look for!
Preferred Care at Home has a long history of campaigning against Ageism, and discrimination in elder employment is one of the most common forms of Ageism.
Counterfeit prescription drugs present as one of the most potent dangers facing elderly Americans. Read on for tips on how to avoid counterfeits.
What does frailty feel like? Read to see how an exercise in empathy — or a walk in their Dr. Scholl’s — can show a person what it feels to be frail.
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