How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of ‘the 21st Century Crime’

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Date(s) - December 5, 2017
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Barnstable Senior Center
Hyannis

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Dec. 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Required

Financial exploitation has been called ‘the crime of the 21st century’ with one study suggesting that older Americans lost at least $2.9 billion to financial exploitation in 2010 by a broad spectrum of perpetrators, including persons you know and trust as well as strangers. Cognitive impairment diminishes the ability of some older adults to make financial decisions and to detect frauds and scams.…Marie Coughler, Executive Director of Consumer Assistance Council will teach you what to consider in planning for a more secure financial future, including how to guard against identity theft and other forms of financial exploitation as well as how to prepare financially for unexpected life events and disasters.

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