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SAFE: A Conference on Scams and Financial Exploitation


March 6, 2018 - Schewel Hall, Lynchburg College - 8AM to 3PM

Plan to join us for a conference on SCAMS and Financial Exploitation. This event is being offered in an effort to reduce victimization of older adults and provide tips for professionals who work with them.The event is a direct response to an increase in financial exploitation of older adults in southwestern Virginia.

Brought to you by the Beard Center on Aging, AARP Virginia  and the Senior News Magazine

  • Experts from AARP, Law Enforcement, Adult Protective Services, VA Attorney General’s Office, and the Alzheimer’s Association will be on hand to share information and answer questions.
  • Exhibitor Opportunities Available!
  • Featuring: Free document shredding compliments of AARP Virginia, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Schewel Circle. (2 box limit per person)

Topics covered will include:

  • Tips for preventing, recognizing and responding to scams andfinancial exploitation
  • Common scams directed at older adults
  • Strategies for effectively working with older Adults who are victims of financial exploitation and scams (for professionals only)

Pre-registration required by Friday, March 2nd
Cost: $10 for 65+      $25 for Consortium on Aging members       $35 for general registration

A limited number of scholarships are available. Space is limited so register early.

For more information and to register:
Call 434-544-8456; email; or go to

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