5 Behaviors You Must Avoid to Be Safe Online

It’s official — social media and smartphones are no longer the exclusive domain of millennials and generation Z.

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Hearing Aid Styles: Which is Right for You?

Did you know that nearly 25% of adults aged 65-74 in the United States have hearing loss? That number climbs to 50% of adults 75 and older.

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Which States Get the Most Robocalls?

If you own a phone, chances are you’ve been subject to some type of robocall. You might receive one or even multiple robocalls daily.

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A Spark that Ignited

Since 2000, 50plus LIFE (previously Senior News and 50plus Senior News) has won more than 130 awards for its editorial content and design.

Here’s a look at an award-winning article from our archives.

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Social Security and OIG Announce National ‘Slam the Scam’ Day

Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, and the agency continued raising public awareness about telephone impersonation schemes during the Office of the Inspector General’s national “Slam the Scam” Day on March 5.

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Department of Aging’s 2020 Benefits and Rights Book Available

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres recently announced the release of the 2020 Benefits and Rights for Older Pennsylvanians, the commonwealth’s premier guide for information and resources serving older adults on the state and local levels.

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Older Pennsylvanians Count in 2020 Census

Your participation in the U.S. census benefits your community, whether you live with family, receive in-home care, or reside in a senior living community or home.

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Savvy Senior: Beware of 2020 Census Scams

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you offer some tips to help seniors guard against census scams? With the 2020 census gearing up, I’ve read that there are a lot of potential scammers out there looking to take advantage of older people, and I want to protect myself.

– Cautious Judy

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Workshop Planned for Public School Pre-Retirees

The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) for Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Perry, and York County chapters will hold a free preretirement workshop 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Mechanicsburg Middle School.

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