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The numbers are in, and they’re headed in the wrong direction.  According to new statistics from the Federal Trade Commission, Washington consumers lost more than $135 million to fraud in 2021, nearly double the amount lost in 2020.
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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 Washington for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Join us for a free 30-minute webinar and leave empowered and prepared with knowledge and tools to help you avoid Medicare scams.
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AARP Washington recently asked members what issues are important to them, and the answers form the backbone of an on-demand Zoom series to help adults age with confidence and comfort.
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Think you’re savvy enough to avoid being ripped off? Think again. Last year, Washington consumers lost more than $135 million to fraud,  according to the Federal Trade Commission. That’s nearly double the amount lost in 2020. 
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AARP Washington announced four organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity, and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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Trained AARP speakers available free of charge
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Changes to the new WA Cares Fund also include allowing employees who live out of state and certain other groups to apply for exemptions. And the program, which was initially set to begin this year, will launch in mid-2023.
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Over the course of the pandemic, using technology to connect with family and friends was a lifeline for so many, but a switch away from 3G - third-generation wireless - could leave loved ones in a lurch.
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Would you like to learn more about how to protect yourself from online scammers and criminals? Could you use answers to your questions on personal Internet security? How do I keep my bank account safe? How can I recognize scam email or text? These are the types of questions we answer on AARP Washington’s Fraud Watch Fridays.
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To help those 50-plus stay vigilant in the fight against scammers, AARP Washington is hosting two online events each month.
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