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Got Tomatoes? Not for long!

tomatoes, fresh produce, garden, summer, june, fruits & veggies, veggies, three pillars senior livingJune is National Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month – hooray for fresh produce! Do you have your garden planted? Are you anxiously awaiting those bell peppers, strawberries, green beans, and more? You may find yourself with an overabundance of some garden produce when summer really kicks into high gear. Take tomatoes, for instance.

As much as we love tomatoes, we know that it can be a bit overwhelming to have tomatoes up to your ears!

Our chefs have 4 great suggestions on how to put your tomato yield to good use:

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Senior Scams | 6 ways to ensure you’re not the next target

Scams are slimy no matter what, but they’re even worse when they specifically target seniors. According to the FBI, older adults tend to be an “easy target” for scammers for a number of reasons, including, but not limited to:

  1. They’re likely to have great credit and be in a good financial position
  2. They were likely raised to be polite and trusting
  3. They’re least likely to report a fraud or feel confident in reporting what happened

So consider yourself informed! Here are 6 ways to protect yourself and loved ones from being a victim of a scam.

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Dealing with the Dollars | 6 simple tips for navigating the cost of living at a senior community

This article originally appeared on Angie’s List

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You’re familiar with a senior living community in your town, know people who currently reside there, and maybe have been onsite for a program or meal with a friend. Have you found yourself considering a move but wonder about the costs?

For most people, cost is one of the biggest uncertainties when making the decision. What does it cost? Will senior communities divulge that information or will I have to dig for it? Can I afford it?

We’re going to let you in on a few things to consider when it comes to tackling cost.

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