Criminals use fake veterans charities, service-benefits buyout schemes and bogus job scams to target past and present members of the armed services.
Elder abuse is widespread. Every year an estimated 1 in 10 older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Elder Abuse Awareness Month may be coming to a close, but we all deserve to lead happy and healthy lives free from abuse as we age - everyday.
We welcome a special guest contributor with a message for Kentucky on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021. LaDonna Koebel is the Executive Director for the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office of Senior Protection.
Fraudsters are increasingly targeting Veterans and military families during May Military Appreciation Month. Fight back and learn more at AARP’s free Fraud Watch Network: aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork
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