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JUL 1, 2020
Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Kansas for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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Joe Scarnici recounts how he was targeted and lost thousands
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Jack sends $19,000 to an attorney thinking he's getting his granddaughter out of jail
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AARP in Kansas City is hosting a virtual support drive to help Harvesters - The Community Food Network fight hunger. If you are lucky enough to be able to work from home or shelter in place without losing income, you are among the fortunate. Some of our friends and neighbors are not as fortunate and may need food assistance for the first time.
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Kansans reported more than $10 million lost to fraud in 2019, and AARP wants to make sure residents don’t fall victim to common scams this year.
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A stolen purse case leads to a nationwide financial fraud crime ring
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The decisions you make now could affect what doctors you see, how much you might spend on your health in the future and more. Whether you’re 65 or will be soon, there’s no better time to start exploring your Medicare options.
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Grab a cup of coffee and join AARP Kansas for a virtual coffee chat every Wednesday at 10 a.m. on Facebook. AARP Kansas Community Outreach and Advocacy Director Andrea Bozarth will discuss a different topic each week and we invite you to join the conversation by listening to the presenter and asking questions or making comments through the chat box. Some previous topics have been caregiving, favorite books you're reading, the AARP Friendly Voices program, and Covid-19 information. Future topics will include fraud prevention tips, conversations with local Kansas mayors and city officials, and resources for veterans, military and their family. You can join the conversation by visiting www.facebook.org/aarpks.
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Scammers look to capitalize on the news of the moment, especially if the headlines can instill fear and motivate people to act. With Veterans and Military families twice as likely as civilians to be targeted by Con Artists during good times, the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus is no exception during our current uncertainty. While scientists and medical professionals are working overtime to find ways to test for and stem the spread of the virus, the Federal Trade Commission warns that bad actors are working hard to use this as an opportunity to deceive consumers and steal their money or sensitive information.
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