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Senior Care Professionals Huddle to Prevent Scams on Care Community Residents

Sports teams huddle when it's time to strategize to counter the challenges of a looming opponent. Senior care professionals recently have found the need to huddle as well as part of a different type of game. They're looking to counter the deceptive practices of scammers who have developed new con games to target the elderly living in care communities.

Protect Seniors from Fraud (1 of 5)

Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care® introduces a video series on scams and fraud and how to help your senior loved one from becoming a victim.

Scam Targets Seniors’ Love of Their Grandchildren

One con game that is reaping devastating consequences throughout North America tugs at the heart strings of what is dearest to many older adults: their grandchildren. As such, the con often is referred to as the "Grandparent Scam" or "Emergency Scam."

Anatomy of a Scam

It seems as though scammers are targeting older adults wherever they can – often creating elaborate mail, email and Internet, and telephone strategies. That's why it's important for seniors to know how to spot a potential scam.

What Can You Do to Protect Seniors

These are ways family members and home care agency caregivers can help protect their senior loved ones from the threat of scams, from the National Association of Triads, Inc. and Home Instead Senior Care.

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