This summer, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a warning for seniors with dementia and their loved ones to watch out for scams that may target them. These scam artists recognize the vulnerability of people with dementia, and may take advantage of them by trying to steal their money or Social Security benefits. By taking certain precautions, you can help protect your loved ones from fraud and other forms of financial exploitation, keeping their money for themselves. Continue reading “SSA Issues Scam Warning For Seniors With Dementia”
The Social Security Administration (SSA), in partnership with its Office of the Inspector General (OIG), have teamed up to raise awareness of Social Security fraud on “Slam the Scam” Day. This day, held on March 9, is meant to help people become more aware of the large number of scam artists that target Social Security recipients, including those receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. The goal is to help prevent vulnerable people from falling prey to fraud that can cost them money, time, and financial security.