Entries by Benzie SeniorResources

Financial Fraud

Financial Fraud  with Allison Hubley In September of 2014, a very successful session on “How to Protect Yourself Against Fraud” was held at the Empire Township Hall. This session is being repeated but with a specific focus on scams that affect individuals financially, as well as an in-depth look at some of the scams that […]

March for Meals! Meals on Wheels Fundraiser

March for Meals! These local restaurants will be joining us in the fight against senior hunger. They will donate a percentage of their proceeds from each designated day to our Home Delivered Meals Program. [one_second] March 5th Jodi’s Tangled Antler Located outside of Honor on US 31   March 10th The Mayfair Tavern Located in […]

Beware of Family Scams

Are you really sending money to a family member, or are you sending money to a scammer? Beware of emergency family scams! Scammers may pose as relatives or friends, calling or sending messages to urge you to wire money immediately. They’ll say they need cash to help with an emergency – like getting out of […]

How to Prevent Someone You Love From Falling

Falls are one of the biggest risks in an older adult’s life. Falls are the leading cause of death resulting from injury and the most common cause of hospital admissions for trauma in seniors. Falls can cause broken bones, which can lead to surgery, hospital stays, long recoveries, and emotional consequences like depression. The best way […]