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Help Older Adults Avoid Charity Scams

With a Consumer Education Placemat

Charity scams often pop up during the end of the year as scammers attempt to take advantage of the holiday spirit.  A charity scam is when a thief poses as a real charity or makes up the name of a charity that sounds real to get money from you. 

Download this Consumer Education Placemat to help older adults protect themselves from charity scams.  The place mat is part of a series of consumer education place mats that meal service providers use with their deliveries to home bound seniors and also those who gather at meal sites.

To accompany the place mat, read the brief guide that practitioners can use to prevent, protect, recognize, and report fake charity scams

Read more about avoiding scammers

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