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Websites: How do you know what's real and what's fake? (CA)

As handy as the internet can be for accessing information, shopping and helping with daily tasks, there are pockets of the online world that can be misleading and fake. And for older adults it can sometimes be difficult to spot the difference.

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Four Online Gaming Tips for Senior Loved Ones (CA)

Canadians are spending more time online and seniors are no exception, with Public Safety Canada citing that approximately 70 percent go online every day. The internet has become a popular source of entertainment and, according to Stats Canada, playing games is the second-most popular online leisure activity among older adults.

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Online Dating: Keeping Older Adults Safe (CA)

Whether it’s looking for a companion or a new life partner, an increasing number of older adults are turning to the internet to find a match. In fact, senior dating is the fastest growing subsection of online dating.

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Inside Job: Could Trusted Family Members Turn to Fraud? (CA)

“In cases of family fraud, it’s not typically the black sheep of the family. In fact, it’s usually the last person anyone would suspect – the most trusted member of the family,” Couch noted.

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Conversation Starters: How to Know if an Older Adult is Vulnerable (CA)

Family caregivers can open the door to a better understanding of their senior loved one’s cyber knowledge and assist with tasks that might help better protect them.

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Cyber Attacks: What Makes Seniors Vulnerable? (CA)

More than a third of Canadian seniors (39 percent) surveyed say someone has tried to scam them online, and 29 percent have downloaded a computer virus, according to research conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network.

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6 Cyber Security Tips for Older Adults (CA)

Encouraging older adults to practice cyber safety can go a long way toward protecting their identity and sensitive personal information.

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Inside Job: Could Trusted Family Members Turn to Fraud?

“In cases of family fraud, it’s not typically the black sheep of the family. In fact, it’s usually the last person anyone would suspect – the most trusted member of the family,” Couch noted.

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How to Protect Seniors from Tax Scams

In a survey conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, 9 percent of American seniors said they may have been the victim of criminals posing as IRS representatives.

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Conversation Starters: How to Know if an Older Adult is Vulnerable

Family caregivers can open the door to a better understanding of their senior loved one’s cyber knowledge and assist with tasks that might help better protect them.

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