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Foreign Lottery Scams Target Older Americans

Posted on 04/15/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsThe following is a guest post by Beau Ballinger, sr. program specialist for AARP ElderWatch in Colorado Recently I learned the story of an Idaho man who was visiting his 81-year-old widowed mother when he noticed large amounts of cash being withdrawn from her bank account, totaling $26,000. His mother admitted that she had been sending money to Jamaica. She’d been told she had won a $2 million lottery, and all she had to do to collect the prize was …

Watch AARP Live March 21st at 10pm Eastern!

Posted on 03/18/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsThe following is a guest post by Dennis Eisnach – AARP South Dakota volunteer president What Makes A Community Livable for a Lifetime?  For most of us, the ability to drive ourselves where we need to go is a given. We take it for granted. It’s easy to forget that for many seniors that’s not always the case.  As an AARP volunteer in my home state of South Dakota I see this problem every day. In some rural areas of …

Think You’re Too Smart to Fall for a Scam? That’s Just What the Con Artists are Counting On!

Posted on 02/18/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsThe following is a guest post from Sarah Jennings – State Director, AARP South Dakota While I don’t claim to be a genius, I’ve always felt that I’m too smart to fall for a scam.  Not so, says my colleague Doug Shadel. You may be familiar with Doug – he’s the AARP State Director for the Washington State Office and a nationally recognized fraud expert. He’s also the author of Outsmarting the Scam Artists: How to Protect Yourself from the …

We’re Back With AARPLive!

Posted on 02/18/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin TodayIt’s a new year and a brand new season of AARP LiVE on RFD-TV. Don’t miss the next edition coming up Thursday, February 21, at 9 p.m. CT, 10 p.m. ET, and learn how you can protect yourself from scammers, con artists and identity theft. Get caregiving tips from our family expert,  Amy Goyer. And, find out what AARP has been up to in your community. Joining RFD-TV host Mark Oppold on-set are AARP State Directors Sarah Jennings from South Dakota and Sean Voskuhl from Oklahoma.Washington State Director …

Tune in to AARPLive

Posted on 05/7/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentCome check out the second episode of the new season of AARPLive on RFD-TV. We’ll be live this time with a town hall meeting. If you’re in the Nashville area, you can register to attend the program or call  877-926-8300. Of course you can also watch on RFD-TV at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central/8 p.m. Mountain/7 p.m. Pacific. If you don’t get RFD-TV, you can watch the livestream on our Facebook page. We’ll be answering many questions about Medicare and Social …