Healthy Living: Local News
Caring for Your Parents: Elder Fraud
Seniors frequently targeted for scams
Story Updated: Nov 2, 2012
“Talk to them and see what’s really going on, see if they’ll talk about it, because if you see something and say something, you may be able to prevent a great loss.”
Getting money back from a scammer is almost impossible but authorities say it’s still important to report cases to the police. Authorities can use the information to warn others and also check in with seniors who may be vulnerable to getting scammed again.
If you’d like more about caring for your aging parents you can text KTVAAGING to 28201.
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