AARP Vermont

Giving voice to the concerns and interests of older Vermonters
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.
APR 21, 2020
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JUN 29, 2020
Two photographers realize they are victims of an impostor scam targeting industry professionals
JUN 29, 2020
Beware of callers pretending to be contact tracing
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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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An essential worker shares the story of her encounter with fraudsters at a pop-up testing location
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1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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Unfortunately, due to social distancing restrictions, the sailing trips for our members in July have been cancelled. AARP Vermont hopes to reschedule events like these as restrictions change, but nothing can be set at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and disappointment this causes.
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Crooks pretended to be government officials, left threatening voicemails in this elaborate con
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Due to concerns for the safety and our members and staff in light of the pandemic, we have cancelled the scheduled shredding events in Colchester (May 12) and Brattleboro (May 19). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we are committed to reschedule the service for later this year when it becomes safe to do so. Please stay tuned for more information on this event and others as the year progresses and social distancing restrictions are adjusted. Thank you for your understanding.
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The Basics of Online Apps
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You never know when you could find yourself in charge of a loved one’s care. From a catastrophic injury to a sudden decline in health, their life changes can dramatically alter yours too.
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The war against Covid-19 progresses with serious attention given by many to social distancing and the use of face coverings. Sadly, there also are many who feel protecting their family, friends, neighbors, and me is too much of an effort. With many of us engaged in social distancing, though, the con-artists are cranking up their constant attack via email and telephone. Here are some of the scams and malicious attacks that surfaced in the past week.
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