We hear about new scams every day. They are very hard to recognize, and it is nearly impossible to stay current on the “scam of the week.” Unfortunately, our senior population is the prime target for fraudsters and scammers. Their diminished capacity simply makes them more vulnerable to undue influence, and the professional scammers capitalize on this—literally.

I postulate that every senior in our country will be solicited by a scammer, and it is almost impossible to stop. There are some steps you can take, however, to protect yourself and minimize the widespread damage caused by identity fraud.

AgingCare.com is a thriving community that provides information for family caregivers.  In my guest blog post, I explained seven different ways that you can help seniors to avoid or prevent fraud.  Check out the post here via AgingCare or by clicking the image below to learn more.