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Video: Tips for Avoiding Senior Scams

Posted by Kendal at Home on August 2, 2016 at 8:30 AM

avoiding-senior-scamsFor many older adults, being polite and trusting usually comes naturally because of how they were raised. While these traits are desirable for most people of any age, being polite and trusting can put older adults' personal information at risk.

Older adults also are reluctant to report instances of senior scams or suspicious activities for fear of losing their independence, so it’s easy to see how they could become scam victims.

At a recent Healthy Living Day for Kendal at Home members, Bob Davis from the Ohio Attorney General’s office discussed avoiding senior scams. In the short video below, hear his expert tips and learn how one Kendal at Home member dealt with a scam.

Avoid Senior Scams

 

Topics: safety

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