Category Archives: Scam Awareness

Don’t Let Seniors Become Victims of These Common Financial Scams!

One way that criminals try to take advantage of our vulnerable seniors is through financial scams. In fact, seniors are the biggest target for financial scams. Here are several recent examples of financial scams that affect the elderly—and tips on how to not be a target. The Medicare Scam As shared by the website Credit.com,…
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Crooks Using Obituaries to Scam Widows

An obituary is a way that family members can honor their deceased loved one and provide information to the community about funeral arrangements and contribution requests. Unfortunately, the widow and other family members can fall victim to several scams as a result of information contained in the obituary. Robbery During the Funeral While family and…
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Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse

We all want what is best for our aging loved ones, but unfortunately, elder abuse is becoming an all-too-common occurrence. Did you know that physical abuse against the elderly is classified as domestic violence?  It’s wise to keep your guard up with caregivers and neighbors who visit your loved one. October is Domestic Violence Awareness…
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Credit Cards – All It Takes Is A Quick Swipe

My step mother had a surgical procedure done the other day which required an overnight stay and change to her medications.  Since my Dad is no longer driving long distances, I went to spend a few nights with them so that I could take step mother to the hospital, and take Dad back and forth…
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