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Agencies Share Tips On Avoiding Senior Scams

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Just when people are retired and (hopefully) dealing with fewer stresses in life, along come the people who want to take their money. 

Scams that target senior citizens are on the rise, and there are programs to help seniors avoid becoming victims. 

Billie McNeely works for Adult Protective Services for the state of Oregon, Dawn Johnson is with the Better Business Bureau, and Don Bruland is with AARP.  They provide information on how to steer clear of scams.

AND there's an event coming up April 16th in Medford to give out more info.

 

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