Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Senior Citizens Expand Their Social Network Online

By Emily Brandon
Baby boomers and seniors are the fastest growing group of social networking website users. Older Americans are increasingly using the Internet to reconnect with people from their past and to seek information and support with medical issues, according to a new Pew Research Center report.

Monday, August 30, 2010

More scam artists targeting the elderly

By Jillian Jorgensen jjorgensen@eagletribune.com
Scams designed to con people out of money can come in person, on the phone, in the mail or online, but they often have a common target — the elderly.
"I think in a lot of cases the elderly are targeted," Salem Deputy police Chief Shawn Patten said, "whether it's someone knocking on their door trying to do work around their yard or whether it's through the mail."
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Most senior citizens learn to adapt to the loss of a partner

By Abigail Jones and Scott SellTuesday, August 10, 2010

For months after her husband of 52 years died last spring, Laurel Frisch struggled to read a book. She couldn't make decisions; she only occasionally left her Rockville home. In those rare moments when she could summon the energy, she wandered aimlessly through stores.


Monday, August 9, 2010

Debbie Fishpaw: June Employee of the Month

Medical Monitoring SIA would like to nominate Debbie Fishpaw as our June Maximum Achiever. Debbie began her career at Guardian in 2007, starting out in the Customer Service department. We were fortunate enough to have her transfer to Med Mon, where Debbie quickly learned the processes and has become an important asset to our team. She is also very helpful when it comes to welcoming and training new team members.

Debbie wears many hats in SIA, and she wears them all very well. She has made it her goal to learn everything from loading new prospects and linking new systems to billing and collections. She regularly volunteers to help team members to even out workloads.
She has been instrumental in building relationships with some of our hospital accounts while helping to strengthen our relationships with area agencies in Florida and Tennessee. Debbie is a top notch and loyal team member who deserves to be recognized for her dedication and hard work and for these reasons, we are proud to nominate her for the June Maximum Achiever.