The AARP Bulletin

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U.S. veterans are disproportionately targeted by scam artists, with 35 percent of veterans losing money to fraud compared with 25 percent of civilians, according to a 2021 AARP survey.
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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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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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AARP Foundation and AARP Washington will help older adults learn the skills they need to fill available jobs through a free job training and mentoring program.
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As Washington rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic, AARP is joining up with pro basketball’s Seattle Storm to help residents stay fit and healthy.  
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Veterans are victims of con artists about twice as often as the general population, AARP research finds. About 16 percent of former service members lost money to fraud over a recent five-year period.
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