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Top Scams Targeting Veterans (and How to Avoid Them)

Top scams targeting veterans and how to avoid them

Top scams targeting veterans and how to avoid themWith countless financial outlets promising to help veterans and their families offset the cost of senior care, how can you distinguish the shysters from legit operations?

Here, we highlight the most common financial scams that target veterans—and ways to avoid them. (more…)

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#ElderCareChat 12/5/12 Recap: Scam Prevention for Seniors and Caregivers

This Wednesday, 32 participants gathered for our bi-monthly #ElderCareChat on Twitter to discuss an issue that affects us all, but one in which vulnerable seniors are often targeted: scams and financial abuse. It was one of the most highly recommended subject areas to come out of last month’s future topic ideas chat, and this week’s group responded thoughtfully and thoroughly to the following questions:

  1. What …Read more ›
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#ElderCareChat to Cover Scam Prevention for Seniors and Caregivers

Medicare fraud, group and individual investment schemes, identity theft cases, counterfeit prescription drug sales. These are a few of the scams targeting today’s seniors; this page from the FBI website outlines each one in detail.

Getting to know what’s out there is the best first step seniors and their caregivers can take in the fight against fraud. Once you know what to look …Read more ›

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