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Commission on Aging

Commission on Aging

Protect Yourself

The Monroe County Commission on Aging
Serving Monroe County Seniors since 1973

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Protect Yourself

There's no end to the creativity of scam artists.
Seniors and people with low incomes are often the targets of scams.
Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect yourself.

The links below provide a variety of websites that offer tips, solutions, and more to 
the Older Adult population and other interested persons on the topic of Senior Scams and Fraud. 


Agingcare.com offers a quick guide and other valuable information on fraud and scams.

Annuity.org provides you with the information needed to understand annuities and structured settlements.

ConsumerReports.org is an expert, independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.

National Crime Prevention Council ~ Protect yourself against telemarketing fraud and valuable tips on dealing with telemarketers, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at how scammers work to take advantage of the elderly.

~ Scam against seniors "Don’t get fleeced out of your golden years".

The Senior Medicare Patrol program helps Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries avoid, detect, and prevent health care fraud.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation provides tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from fraud especially Senior Citizens.

***Please note***

These links and listings are meant to be a resource guide for those looking for resources in our community. 
This list is not all-inclusive of those resources available in our community.

The Monroe County Commission on Aging makes no specific endorsement of these listings, links, or services. 
Please feel free to contact our office with any changes or corrections. 

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