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10 Things Every Mature Woman Should Know to Protect Herself from On-Line Scrabble Scammers

By Pat Skene December 17, 2021

I admit it – I’m an online scrabble junkie. I’ve been playing Words with Friends (WWF) developed by Zynga, for over eight years. I have many games going with people from around the world…

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3 Tips for Keeping Mature Women Safe from Real-Life Scammers

By Lisa Copeland February 17, 2019

Scammers are one of the biggest fears women face when dating in their 50s and 60s. You used to only see online scams of men from third world countries using pictures of models to lure women in. Read More

Senior Scams: Exposing the Dirty Trick Scammers Use to Gain Your Confidence

By Sixty and Me February 24, 2018

Scamming someone is all about playing on their most basic emotions – fear, greed or love. But, before a scammer can play on your emotions, they first need to gain your confidence. For this reason, more scammers than ever are going to elaborate lengths to pose as people that we trust. Read More

Dating Over 50: How to Avoid Online Dating Scammers

By Margaret Manning January 14, 2017

Online dating could be dangerous if you don’t know how to protect yourself. Are you aware of the safety precautions you need to take when meeting men online? Professional dating coach, Lisa Copeland, is here today to give us some tips how to avoid scammers. Enjoy the show! Read More

The Top 5 Best Dating Sites for Seniors

By Margaret Manning November 30, 2021

We all seek love and connection. It’s a natural human trait to want to bond and share with others. Are you single and ready to mingle? Are you divorced or widowed and ready to hit the dating arena to give love another try?

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Why It’s Important to Prepare Elderly Loved Ones for Emergencies

By Anthony Cirillo November 03, 2021

Louisiana officials recently revoked the licenses of seven nursing homes that evacuated patients to a warehouse where seven of them died ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall. Hurricane Katrina should have been the warning shot when it…

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How a Surprise Friendship Showed Me that Life After 60 Gives as Much as It Takes

By Lee Gaitan October 23, 2021

The older I get, the more clearly I see – through my new trifocals – that life really is a give and take proposition, often with equally unsatisfactory results. For example, life giveth plantar fasciitis and taketh away fashionable footwear….

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Helping Our Aging Parents with Their Finances

By Marie Burns August 23, 2021

Have you talked with your elderly parents about their financial situation yet? They may have initiated a conversation, or you may have, either way it can feel awkward. But it is helpful to ensure our parents’ well-being, safety from scammers…

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When Medicare Is Calling, Should You Answer?

By Lindsay Malzone July 29, 2021

Health care fraud is a serious crime. Victims can suffer long-lasting emotional and financial effects. Yet every year, scammers ramp up their efforts, especially targeting senior citizens around Medicare’s fall Annual Enrollment Period…

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Online Banking Scams During the Pandemic and How Boomers Can Protect Themselves

By David Lukic May 26, 2021

Since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, there has been an increase in online attempts to steal personal information or engage in fraud. According to new TransUnion research, 38% of consumers said they have been targeted…

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