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Free Seminar Raises Awareness About Scams & Fraudulent Schemes Targeting Seniors

Event Also Recognizes Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Post Date:05/06/2019 12:08 PM
Each year North Carolina recognizes Elder Abuse Awareness Month from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day. Increasing awareness of one the most vulnerable populations is now more important than ever. The Adult Services Division of Chatham County Social Services Services, Cooperative Extension and the Council on Aging and NC Cooperative Extension jointly host a free event on the dangers of scams to bring awareness of elder abuse to you and your loved ones.

The seminar will be held on Thursday, May 30, 9:30 AM to Noon at the Council on Aging;-Western Senior Center at 112 Village Lake Road in Siler City. 

The program will include such topics scams and fraudulent schemes through the internet, sweepstakes, lotteries, home repairs, phone and telemarketing scams, reverse mortgages and Medicare fraud. .Presenters include Hugh Harris with NC Department of Justice, Stephanie Bias with NC Department of Insurance and the Chatham County