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Senior Scams

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Hello, Welcome to the Evolve Senior Solutions, LLC blog by A RN: Disclosed also known as Danielle Harris.

Welcome to Spring 2018!
Today’s blog post is in regards to scams. I felt the need to write this blog about scams, because with the warmer weather, sometimes the people doing these scams present themselves because they want money to do activities in the warmer weather. I am an advocate for protecting seniors from scams.
To protect seniors from scams, the most important key is being aware. Aware that they exist. Aware enough to be suspicious. Another key is to stay involved, many times scammers target neighborhoods, so if your neighbor tells you about some interesting opportunity that magically appeared then you will have the heads up before the scammer gets to you. Furthermore, always say to the possible scammer: “I never buy from (or give to) anyone who calls or visits me unannounced. Send me something in writing.” In addition, invest in a shredder, shred all items with your person…

National Kidney Month - Seniors require special attention

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Hello, Welcome to the Evolve Senior Solutions, LLC blog by A RN: Disclosed also known as Danielle Harris.

Today’s blog post is in regards to National Kidney Month. This month is dedicated to making sure that we give our kidneys a "checkup" or making sure we aware of the impact and importance of our kidneys.

I want to start by providing some interesting facts about the kidneys.

Kidneys are located in our lower back.  The kidneys work hard and filter 200 liters of blood a day. The kidneys remove waste, drugs and regulate sodium, potassium and acid content.  The kidneys also control the production of red blood cells, produce Vitamin D and help regulate blood pressure.  Keeping our kidneys healthy is vital to a long and productive life.

Did you know? 1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease? This statistic is offered by the National Kidney Foundation.
Risk factors for kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, family history, and being 60 years of age or …