Prevention

Research on Elderly Falls Reveals Some Quirky Findings- Dr. Bob Wood – Episode #104

Research Reveals Some Quirky Results About Fall Risks and the Elderly  What does having difficulty buttoning you shirt reveal about your Falls risk?  When someone experiences a fall, here's what NOT to do (the answer may surprise you).   Recent public health surveillance data shows some startling statistics: Every eleven seconds, another older adult

Elder Scams Update – Detective Joe Roubicek All That’s New in the… Flim-Flam, Conman, Crime-fighting Boogaloo- Episode #96

This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… our favorite crime fighter and elder-exploitation super sleuth, Detective Joe Roubicek, is back to update us on the current cons, scams and flim-flams targeting us and our aging parents. Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below Here

Elder Scams Update- Slick New Ways Crooks Use to Separate You From Your Money – Detective Joe Roubicek #81

This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… our favorite crime fighter and elder-exploitation super sleuth, Detective Joe Roubicek, is back to give us some ARRESTING developments… on the current cons, scams and flim-flams targeting our seniors. Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below Here

Trouble Is Closer Than You Think

The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members~ Gandhi   In January of 2017 81-year-old Catherine Wicker was killed outside of her apartment complex in Raleigh by an assailant who tried to take her purse. Wicker resisted and was knocked to the ground. Here is how the official police statement described