Tag Archive | fraud

Seven ways to avoid the health scams targeting seniors

Seven ways to avoid the health scams targeting seniors

The FBI did a presentation in November for AARP that had some valuable information that can help older adults. In working with seniors now, I often seen many of these scams played out and work to undo and recoup money that has been siphoned away through exploitation. The majority of senior scams start when the […]

As we age, changes in our brain make us more susceptible to exploitation.

As we age, changes in our brain make us more susceptible to exploitation.

Changes in our brains as we age make us more susceptible to fraud.

It’s time to lock our credit.

It’s time to lock our credit.

Given the number of breeches, it’s time to take protecting your credit into your own hands.

My deceased mom’s accounts were listed on my credit report.

My deceased mom’s accounts were listed on my credit report.

In the wake of the Equifax breach … which joins a long line of security breaks … I suggest you take a look at your own credit report now. I often talk about how to help mom and dad and manage through being the adult family caregiver, and often one of the best things you […]

Males Most Susceptible to Scams

Males Most Susceptible to Scams

The BBB report show that in males are the most susceptible to 7 of the top 10 scams studied.

The Subtle Elder Abuse You Might Not Notice

The Subtle Elder Abuse You Might Not Notice

Some forms of elder abuse are so subtle you might not notice them if you don’t know what to watch for.

Three Common Senior Scams

Three Common Senior Scams

Learn about the common scans devised to prey on seniors. Having charities lead the list is surprising, but true.