People of all ages may be forgetful at one time or another. For example, your vehicle keys always seem to disappear no matter how often you put them in the same place!
That is not to say that there is a tendency to lose mental sharpness as you age. The good news is there are many ways to keep your mind active that will allow you to enjoy life to the fullest well into the later years in life.
Research has shown that adopting lifelong learning habits is one excellent method to keep your mind active. School is no longer only for youth. Today people have the opportunity to pursue rigorous courses of study that can be applied in the pursuit of a second or third career – or simply to utilize as a contributing member of society.
Guard Against Fraud
Statistics reveal that as much as twenty percent of the senior population has been a victim of fraud and that it often goes unreported for a number of reasons. First, the perpetrator may be a family member or loved one, or they may be intimidated.
Just as often, the criminal justice system is too confusing to manipulate and seniors are also concerned they will be viewed as incompetent and incapable of handing their own affairs.
In light of this, it is important to become proactive in learning how to guard against fraud. What follows are five simple rules to avoid being a victim of deception.