Ultimate Guide to Social Media & Online Dating Safety for Seniors

Social media may be a relatively new phenomenon, but in its brief tenure here on planet Earth, it has already completely revolutionized the way we communicate and connect with one another. Social media use among seniors in particular is increasing with each passing year. In fact, a Pew Research Foundation report found that 34 percent of seniors used social media in 2017 compared with only 27 percent in 2013. With so many more elders integrating social media into their everyday lives, it’s important to have resources to help promote internet safety for seniors.The unfortunate downside of social media is that it’s a space rife with people looking to scam folks out of their money and their personal information. And, because many seniors don’t have the same kind of education about using the internet as their younger counterparts, a lot of scammers see seniors as easy targets.Still, it’s important not to get too wrapped up in all of the potential hazards of social me...

The 10 Most In-Demand Retirement Jobs, Plus 20+ Job Search Resources For Retirees

Between an ever-growing population, extended human lifespans, and widening income inequality, the face of retirement has changed drastically over the last several years. If you’ve spent your entire life saving for retirement, you may be facing difficult questions about how to afford your expenses if you live longer than you anticipated and how to navigate an uncertain economy as a senior. Because of these factors, seniors like you are more likely than ever to be in the market for retirement jobs, especially retirement jobs that pay well and retirement jobs that can be done from home.And, the numbers for the US workforce only seem to be getting more grim. A report published just this week by the National Institute for Retirement Savings found that four out of five working age Americans has less than a year’s income saved for retirement while the median savings retirement account balance is $0 — yes, you read that correctly. For most people reaching retirement...