While people of all ages have fallen victim to scam artists, seniors may be especially vulnerable. Loneliness and dementia may cause serious lapses in judgment. The need to feel useful and a contributing member of society can also overcome a healthy skepticism, especially when it comes to “charities” who pull at the heartstrings to solicit money.
Planning ahead and providing legal documentation of your wishes is extremely important to those you love. It may be even more important to you if you don’t have family to advocate for you.
Vision is important for depth perception and walking safely, watching facial expressions, enjoying clarity and the nuances of people, and scenery around us. Poor vision creates a basic safety risk. For instance, not noticing moldy food, slippery floors, and sharp objects can result in illnesses and injuries.