Recognizing the Signs of Elder Abuse

recognizing signs of elder abuse

In today’s society it’s sad but true that elderly people are sometimes abused – and the mistreatment can involve neglect including physical, psychological, sexual and financial abuse. Being able to recognize the signs of abuse is important for you to be able to help stop this from happening to someone you love. Physical Abuse This …

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What to Include (and Avoid) on Your Work Resume

What to include on your work resume

Having an impressive resume can be the key to landing a great job – so it’s important to know what to include (and avoid) when writing your resume. Following are a few basic tips to help you succeed and avoid problems. Never Lie on Your Resume – It can be tempting to “embellish” your resume, …

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How to Protect Your Children When They are Online

Today’s technology can be incredibly helpful when it comes to communication, entertainment, shopping, gathering information and much more. But that same technology can also be dangerous. Children are particularly vulnerable when it comes to dangerous situations online – so it’s very important that you know how to protect your kids. Following are a few ways …

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Ways to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Ways to help avoid credit card fraud

One of the unfortunate side effects of today’s world of convenient smart devices and computers is that your credit card information is continuously at risk for theft. Following are a few simple things that you can do to protect yourself. Keep Your Cards Safe – One of the simplest things you can do it to …

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Tips for Getting Car Insurance for First-Time Drivers

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Getting car insurance for the first time can be very costly and difficult. Unfortunately, insurance companies classify first-time drivers as high risk – which means that these drivers will pay much higher premiums than experienced motorists. If you are a first-time driver – or the parent of a young driver – the following tips can …

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Staying Safe During Mardi Gras

Staying Safe During Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is one of the most fun and exciting events of the year in Louisiana – but it’s also a time when you should take care to be safety conscious. Whether you are attending the huge parades in New Orleans, parades and events in smaller towns or a courir de Mardi Gras in the …

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Should I Respond if My Car has a Recall?

Should I Respond if My Car has a Recall?

If you own a car or truck and find out that it is on a recall list, do you know what to do next? Just to clarify, a recall occurs when the vehicle manufacturer (or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) determines that a certain vehicle model has a safety-related defect or does not meet …

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Shopping for a Motorcycle? Look for These Safety Features

Shopping for a Motorcycle? Look for These Safety Features

If you are considering buying a motorcycle, there are a number of safety features that have been developed in recent years that can help reduce the risk of accidents and protect you from injury. Following are a few details about these safety features and how they can help protect you on the road. Anti-Lock Brakes …

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Know the Signs of Drug or Alcohol Abuse

Know the Signs of Drug or Alcohol Abuse

Substance abuse – whether it’s drugs or alcohol – can be devastating to a person’s life, as well as their loved ones. If you suspect someone you love may be addicted to drugs or alcohol, there are some common signs to look for – including both physical and behavioral symptoms. Bloodshot or glazed eyes – …

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Signs That an Elderly Person Should Stop Driving

Signs That an Elderly Person Should Stop Driving

If you are concerned that an elderly family member or loved one is losing their ability to drive safely, it’s important for you to determine whether it’s time to take action. While some people are able to drive safely well into their 80s or 90s, others may become dangerous on the road much earlier – …

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