On October 12, 2020, the Council of Bishops released a statement titled A Crisis of Faith and Democracy. To read the statement, click here.

Abuse of the elderly come in many forms, unfortunately, and refers to actions that are knowingly, intentionally, or acts of negligence to an older adult to cause harm or put them in a risk of harm.

While shopping online is more convenient these days, the recent increase has also presented an increased opportunity for scammers. To read more about how to protect your money and sensitive personal information, click here.

The Council on Aging conducted a survey of Leadership Council members in April 2020 to assess the challenges and unmet needs of older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.1 View the key questions asked and the top results from the survey.

While most of us are stuck at home, the scammers are still hard at work. In fact, they are customizing their approach to target us while we work from home or otherwise spend time online as a way to stay connected to the outside world. The Fraud Watch Network Helpline has seen a big spike in email extortion scams. The …

How can churches get ahead of this public health crisis in light of increasing reluctance of people to gather in groups of any size? This question was posed by my friend, Dr. Richard Bergstrom, in his recent newsletter article “I’m thinking about giving up church for Lent”. Bergstrom is president of ChurchHealth, a non-profit organization focused on renewal, coaching, and …

AgingCare Newsletter Kim Barnett, MSW  |   March 16, 2020 Older people are known to be more at risk of serious illness due to coronavirus, especially those with pre-existing conditions and those who are immune compromised. The majority of older adults do not live in residential facilities and instead are cared for by family members, therefore the coronavirus outbreak is especially worrisome for …