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Understanding the Scams Seniors Face

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

The annual financial loss by victims of elder financial abuse is estimated to be at least $2.9 billion dollars. If you are worried that your clients or another older adult you know are susceptible to scams, this web seminar will offer plenty of advice on how to protect them. It will also examine the ins and outs of senior scams, as well as explaining the top scams. And it will offer real-world advice on preventing and reporting scams against older adults.           

 Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • List five ways to prevent and report suspected scams against an older adult;
  • Identify eight signs that an older adult may have been victimized by a scam; and,
  • Define the eight most common scams targeting older adults.

Presenter:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver, and brings years of personal and professional eldercare experience and training to families dealing with dementia. Carpenter works with a team responsible for ensuring that the Home Instead Senior Care network’s 60,000 caregivers worldwide have the resources necessary to effectively provide quality care in the home and understand the importance of their work enhancing the lives of those they serve. Carpenter holds a bachelor’s of science in family science with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master’s degree in education with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

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