Financial exploitation is the most common form of elder abuse in the U.S., and the average victim loses $120,000. We also know this crime is severely under-reported.
Scammers are always looking to capture people’s personal information, and Social Security numbers are highly valuable.
In 2019 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received nearly 125,000 reports of scams involving prizes, sweepstakes and lotteries that cost victims $121 million.
Tax-Aide offers free in-person and online tax preparation and assistance to low- and moderate-income taxpayers in Michigan and nationwide. Individuals interested in volunteering should apply by September 30th for the 2021 Tax Season.
Maryland's Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) provides bill assistance to low-income households throughout the state to make energy costs more affordable and to help with the prevention of loss and the restoration of home energy service.
On Social Security’s 85th Anniversary, Survey Finds Nearly All Americans View Social Security as an Important Program
A new AARP survey, released in conjunction with Social Security’s 85th anniversary, confirms that Americans highly value Social Security, and even more so due to the pandemic.
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