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Cyber Safety for People Living With Dementia

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Davis Park, cyber security expert.
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Meet Davis Park, general expert on senior cyber security


Hazel Minnick
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Meet Hazel Minnick, who has lived with dementia for nearly 20 years


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Housekeeping: Who is speaking on which slide


Smiling senior couple on laptop.
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What we should all do but fall short on – strong passwords


Young woman helping her mother on her laptop.
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Keep your software up to date


Close up of senior man on laptop.
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Use only trusted Wi-Fi connections and resources


Senior Asian couple on laptop at home.
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Google It! Yahoo It! Bing It!


Woman helping senior woman on computer in center.
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Safeguard your personal information


Elderly man on tablet at home near window.
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When dementia is your partner use extra precautions


Happy senior woman on tablet wearing headphones.
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Chose your 'friends' wisely


Smiling senior woman on tablet in her home.
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Don’t talk to strangers


Close up of senior woman typing on laptop at home.
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Additional suggestions for people living with dementia


Smiling man holding coffee while on laptop at home.
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What I’ve learned about internet safety from interacting with Hazel


Hispanic senior man on tablet on couch at home.
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More lessons from Hazel and others who live with dementia


Thoughtful senior man holding tablet.
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Takeaway


Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack

@mindingourelder

Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who spent more than two decades caring for a total of seven elders. This experience provided her with her foundation upon which she built her reputation as a columnist, author, blogger, and consultant. Carol is as passionate about supporting caregivers work through the diverse challenges in their often confusing role as she is about preserving the dignity of the person needing care. Find out much more about Carol at www.mindingourelders.com.

Carol also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.