Keeping Seniors Safe

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How to Help Our Senior Community During Power Outages

If you live on the Sunshine Coast, you know how frequent and extended power outages can be, especially during the winter months. Strong winds, heavy rain, and snow can cause trees and branches to fall on power lines, leaving thousands of customers in the dark. This can be especially challenging for our senior family members, […]

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Protecting Seniors from Scammers: A Team Effort with Family & Caregivers

​Why Seniors Are Vulnerable to Scams ​Seniors can be more susceptible to scams due to a combination of factors, including isolation, trust, and cognitive decline. They often don’t understand the new technology and how easily they can be compromised, for example, with just a click on a link in a phishing email.  Recognizing these vulnerabilities

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How to Keep Seniors Safe and Prepared for Evacuation During Disasters

As you may have heard, on August 18th, 2023, a state of emergency was declared in British Columbia. Due to a rapidly escalating wildfire crisis across the province as thousands of Canadians were displaced due to evacuation orders. This news comes on the heels of the shock we all experienced seeing the aftermath of the

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