Why Are Elderly More Vulnerable To Scams? Brain Changes

Age-related changes in the brain may make the elderly more vulnerable to financial scams.

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  • Scammers Can Send New College Students To The ‘School Of Hard ... - Press and Dakotan
    ... to lose money to scammers than the elderly. ... great offers, are especially vulnerable because ... college students to avoid: • Roommate ...
    08/23/2016 - 9:44 am | View Link
  • Police officals warn elderly to be aware of latest scams - Lima News
    Police Department reminds senior citizens to be aware of recent scams. Numerous scams have been targeting seniors as vulnerable victims.
    08/22/2016 - 7:51 am | View Link
  • Don't fall for $16.45 Social Security scam fighting 'greedy ... - USA Today
    ... a scam that might lure other elderly people into ... A senior who is lonely, vulnerable or just ... lists that can be used for different ...
    08/21/2016 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Betty Lin-Fisher: New study says millennials more likely than ... - Akron Beacon Journal
    ... to scams than baby boomers. “We’ve bought into stereotypes about scam victims — they’re usually seen as vulnerable and elderly, or...
    08/20/2016 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • EDITORIAL: Don't fall for the scam - Parksville Qualicum News
    That’s why these phone scams – and there are ... latest fraud, or they’re frail and vulnerable to threats. For those who have elderly ...
    08/18/2016 - 6:03 am | View Link
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  • Rural Elderly People Vulnerable to Medical Scams
    A "left-behind" elderly woman in rural China. [File Photo] Lacking companions, cut off from information technology and in fear of deteriorating health, "left-behind" elderly Chinese in rural areas are highly vulnerable to illegal schemes related to ...
    08/22/2016 - 6:58 pm | View Link
  • Police officals warn elderly to be aware of latest scams
    Numerous scams have been targeting seniors as vulnerable victims. They often target victims with requests and demands for money under circumstances that are sometimes elaborate and deceitful and often aggressive and threatening. Often, the offender will ...
    08/22/2016 - 3:13 pm | View Link
  • Rural elderly vulnerable to medical scams
    Lacking companions, cut off from information technology and in fear of deteriorating health, “left-behind” elderly Chinese in rural areas are highly vulnerable to illegal schemes related to healthcare products. The latest instance of such a scheme came ...
    08/21/2016 - 9:09 pm | View Link
  • Doorstep scam cons elderly residents out of tens of thousands pounds
    Sergeant Craig Roberts of GMP’s Salford borough said: “This is quite frankly a disgusting series of scams where these two men have targeted people they considered vulnerable. “The victims of these incidents have been left significantly out of pocket ...
    08/19/2016 - 7:16 pm | View Link
  • Don't fall for the Social Security scam that bilks cash from elderly
    A senior who is lonely, vulnerable or just caring might decide to give to help ... But seniors who actually send money can end up on other mailing lists that can be used for different scams or pitches. The opportunities to hand over cash could be ...
    08/18/2016 - 3:07 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Senior Abuse | Arizona Attorney General
    Elder Abuse Information and Training Guide; Medicaid Fraud; Victim Services; Types of Abuse: Physical: Any injury or physical condition that impairs health or welfare.
    08/21/2016 - 6:33 pm | View Website
  • Stories & DVDs | Think Jessica
    Here are some videos but you can also scroll down the page to read some heart-breaking stories written by relatives of victims with Jessica Scam Syndrome.
    08/21/2016 - 8:31 am | View Website
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    Protecting elderly & vulnerable people from scams which come through the postal system and criminals who contact them by telephone. The National Trading Standards ...
    08/20/2016 - 8:21 pm | View Website
  • WHO | Vulnerable groups
    Children, pregnant women, elderly people, malnourished people, and people who are ill or immunocompromised, are particularly vulnerable when a disaster strikes, and ...
    08/19/2016 - 1:06 pm | View Website
  • Scams That Target the Elderly
    Scams That Target the Elderly. By Benjamin Bruce. A few months ago I received a call from a friend at my church who was concerned that her elderly mother, Helen (not ...
    08/19/2016 - 5:49 am | View Website
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