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Warn Older Adults About Home Security System Scams

— Today it seems like we are all a little more “tuned in” to crime in our neighborhoods. Our local Facebook group, Nextdoor other local blogs alert neighbors to every car prowl, break-in and porch package theft that happens. Older adults can be the most vulnerable to these crimes, and are often also the most fearful.... Read More

Does Technology Widen Generational Gaps?

— Janet, founder of Elder Advisory Group, was asked to be part of the discussion involving technology and our older generations. Below is a copy and link to the article and segment from Houston Matters on NPR. Advancements in technology may come easily for digital natives like millennials and Generation Z, but are people in older... Read More

Top 10 Facts About Seniors and Food Safety

— Do you like to watch cooking shows? A recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior suggests that the popularity of these programs might be one of the reasons that fewer Americans are taking precautions to avoid foodborne illness. According to researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, during the past decade,... Read More

AARP Offers Free Tech Help for Seniors

— If you need free computer help, click here. EAG does not assist with computers. This blog is for educational purposes only. Are you straddling the “digital divide” —that line between the technology communication “haves” and “have nots?” Though aging Americans are using the internet and social media more than ever before, this population group still... Read More