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CONSUMER ALERT: New COVID-19 Related Scams Emerge as Virus Spreads

Article by: Attorney General Ashley Moody TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today issued a Consumer Alert about new scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scams run the gambit from text messages and phone calls to imposters posing as health workers offering free COVID-19 tests. The bottom line is Floridians need to be on the…
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Romance Scams Aren’t Just for Young’uns: They Affect Seniors, Too

With so many people looking for love via online apps, you’ve probably heard about someone who found an attractive person via an app, only to meet in person and realize the picture of that person was from 20 years ago. It’s easy to feel duped in that situation, and it sounds innocent enough (although annoying).…
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Better Credit for Seniors During National Credit Education Month

How’s your credit? While a better credit score can help adults of all ages to be able to borrow money to buy a house or car, rent an apartment, etc., there are some credit considerations, especially for seniors. March is National Credit Education Month, so let’s think about better credit for seniors. Here are tips…
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March Is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, so it’s an ideal time to shed some light on this condition. Here are some frequently asked questions about MS to help your understanding of it. What is multiple sclerosis? It’s a disease of the central nervous system, and it can affect the brain, optic nerves, and the spinal…
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Stay Safe From the Coronavirus and Flu With These Tips for Seniors

No doubt about it, the spread of the new coronavirus across the globe, including in Southwest Florida and Manatee County, has made everyone more aware of how we can protect ourselves from germs. However, don’t forget about the flu as well. There still are people young and old who are affected by the flu in…
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6 Unique Ways to Show Love to a Senior This Month

Although Valentine’s Day is usually focused on love for a romantic partner, it’s always a good idea to show others that you care for them, including the seniors in your life. So, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day and expressions of love and caring, here are a few unique ways you can celebrate with senior…
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