#eldercarechat transcript

Healthcare Social Media Transcript

From: Wed Dec 05 10:00:00 PST 2012
To: Wed Dec 05 11:15:00 PST 2012

What is #eldercarechat? Who were the influencers during this time period? #eldercarechat analytics


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jordanem
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Excuse the extra tweets. I'm Joining convo on scam prevention for elders #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Welcome! So glad you've joined us today to talk about scam prevention. A few reminders before we start... #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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Greetings to all in the scam prevention for elders chat. #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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Good afternoon! Joining the #eldercarechat about scam prevention for older adults.
seniors4living
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I'm getting real-time search results at TweetGrid http://t.co/1UFaPyNE #eldercarechat
caregiving
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First reminder: Please hold your links to resources and articles for the last five minutes of our chat. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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Hi everyone! Excited for today's chat. Thanks for attending. #eldercarechat
socceratsixty
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RT @caregiving: Welcome! So glad you've joined us today to talk about scam prevention. A few reminders before we start... #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: First reminder: Please hold your links to resources and articles for the last five minutes of our chat. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Second reminder: We enjoy a spirited and open discussion; please respect all opinions and ideas shared today. #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @caregiving: Welcome! So glad you've joined us today to talk about scam prevention. A few reminders before we start... #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Join me for a #eldercarechat TweetChat at: http://t.co/qdkCtxaX #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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Will Dobbs from Green Valley, AZ ! RT @movingmavins: Good afternoon! Joining the #eldercarechat about scam prevention for older adults.
bayadahhc
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Hello everyone! Excited to chat with you all today #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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RT @ElderCareChat: Hope to see many new & returning participants this afternoon for #ElderCareChat! Join us @ 1pm ET to discuss #sca ...
caregiving
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Our first question follows... #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q1. What makes a senior vulnerable to scams? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Second reminder: We enjoy a spirited and open discussion; please respect all opinions and ideas shared today. #eldercarechat
natricer
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#eldercarechat hi everyone Natrice from Ontario family caregiver
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Q1. What makes a senior vulnerable to scams? #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @caregiving: Q1. What makes a senior vulnerable to scams? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@NatriceR Hi Natrice! Nice to see you today, as always. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@BayadaHHC @laposadagvaz @annuityearl @ifigomissing @metlaugh @movingmavins Great seeing you all here! #eldercarechat
natricer
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You too;) “@Seniors4Living: @NatriceR Hi Natrice! Nice to see you today, as always. #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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LeadingAge Texas here, joining the discussion on #scam prevention #eldercarechat
jordanem
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A1: recent research indicates changes in brain as part of issue #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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A1: The unfortunate reality that there are people out there who want to take advantage of #seniors #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@medicaring Welcome! Thanks for joining us today. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving A1: Isolation and lack of understanding current technologies! #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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A1: Loneliness can be factor, especially for elders who've lost their partner. A kind ear may turn out to be snake in grass. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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A1. I think we're all vulnerable when we're isolated and lonely. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiving: Q1. What makes a senior vulnerable to scams? #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @Seniors4Living: @BayadaHHC @laposadagvaz @annuityearl @ifigomissing @metlaugh @movingmavins ditto! love this chat #eldercarechat
medicaring
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@caregiving Isolation may be a factor. Illness. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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A1: Sometimes, visual or hearing impairments may put seniors at a disadvantage and scammers at an advantage. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: @caregiving A1: Isolation and lack of understanding current technologies! #eldercarechat
natricer
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#eldercarechat A1 trusting nature, can be talked into things! No family at hand perhaps to advise them
parentgiving
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RT @MovingMavins: Good afternoon! Joining the #eldercarechat about scam prevention for older adults. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@JordanEM That's interesting. What changes and then what's the result of the changes? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@JordanEM That's interesting. Do you have the link to that research that you could share at the end? #eldercarechat
vnsny_news
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Coming in a little late, but Stav here, tweeting for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @Seniors4Living: Sometimes, visual or hearing impairments may put seniors at a disadvantage and scammers at an advantage. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@discussorg Welcome! Glad you're participating today. #eldercarechat
encompassomaha
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A1: Not being up to date with techonology. Possibly being forgetful, etc. #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: @caregiving A1: Isolation and lack of understanding current technologies! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @parentgiving: Loneliness can be factor. A kind ear may turn out to be snake in grass. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@VNSNY_News Hi Stav! We're talking about what makes seniors vulnerable to scams. #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @EncompassOmaha: A1: Not being up to date with techonology. Possibly being forgetful, etc. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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@BayadaHHC I was just thinking about technology! Not knowing that "click here" often is a trap can be a risk. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @EncompassOmaha: A1: Not being up to date with techonology. Possibly being forgetful, etc. #eldercarechat
natricer
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Hi:) “@VNSNY_News: Coming in a little late, but Stav here, tweeting for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. #eldercarechat
CareSimply
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A1: A desire to feel independent and have control over their finances #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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RT @BayadaHHC: A1: The unfortunate reality that there are people out there who want to take advantage of #seniors #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@caregiving A1: Dedication to (and isolation from?) family; scammers often pose as loved ones in trouble. #ElderCareChat
seniors4living
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@parentgiving @bayadahhc Great point about technology. Sometimes they don't even mean to "click there" at all! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @CareSimply: A1: A desire to feel independent and have control over their finances #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Sunny and unseasonably warm! #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A1: A lack of education about potential threats & more likely to trust especially when it's government related i.e. #Medicare #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@JordanEM No problem! #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @caregiving: RT @CareSimply: A1: A desire to feel independent and have control over their finances #eldercarechat
jordanem
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@caregiving If I remember, starts abt 50. I'l find it later. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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@parentgiving @LaPosadaGVAZ absolutely: esp w/ tech, who knows where info is coming from? Conflicting information = confusion #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @AnnuityEarl: A1: Dedication to (and isolation from?) family; scammers often pose as loved ones in trouble. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @caregiving: RT @CareSimply: A1: A desire to feel independent and have control over their finances #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CareSimply That's an excellent point. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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@Seniors4Living Very true, sometimes I don't mean to click the deceptive button myself! Tech is always on the move... #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: lack of education about potential threats & more likely to trust especially when its government related #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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@caregiving @CareSimply: Absolutely! How to encourage safe & knowledgeable independence? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@JordanEM That would be great. Sounds fascinating. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q2. How can we protect seniors from scams that arrive through the mail? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @LeadingAgeTX: A1: Lack of educ. re: potential threats/more likely 2 trust esp. when it's govn't related i.e. #Medicare #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving A1: Scammers will pose as loved ones too! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@parentgiving We're all guilty as charged on that one! It's hard to keep up. #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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RT @caregiving: RT @parentgiving: Loneliness can be factor. A kind ear may turn out to be snake in grass. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How can we protect seniors from scams that arrive through the mail? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@BayadaHHC @CareSimply So true! We'll tackle that question a little later. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Q2: educate caregivers on possibilities: encourage open dialogue! Keep an eye out for friends & neighbors! talk, talk talk! #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How can we protect seniors from scams that arrive through the mail? #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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@parentgiving @Seniors4Living Totally agree with you! Great point on technology confusion #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How can we protect seniors from scams that arrive through the mail? #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Or pose as reps for loved ones, as in, your son/daughter needs help. How DO we educate? Good question... #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@parentgiving @Seniors4Living Same here, especially with a laptop mouse. Have to be careful not to roll over links. #ElderCareChat
jordanem
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Encourage them not to commit $ without discussing with a specific person #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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@CaregarooApp welcome! Great connecting with you :) #eldercarechat
CareSimply
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A2: Help them learn how to recognize "junk mail." Or may have to sort the mail before giving it to them #eldercarechat
natricer
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So true “@LaPosadaGVAZ: @caregiving A1: Scammers will pose as loved ones too! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @JordanEM: Encourage them not to commit $ without discussing with a specific person #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @BayadaHHC: Q2: educ. CGs on possibilities: encourage open dialogue! Keep an eye out for friends/neighbors! talk, talk! #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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A2: Ask post office to stop delievering certain mail because of past problems! #eldercarechat
encompassomaha
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A2: Make sure they're aware of any scams that could be sent through mail. I.e. Keep them updated. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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A2: Is there a nonprofit that could tackle something like mail scams? Perhaps TV/radio PSAs about mailings to look out for? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @CareSimply A2: Help them learn how to recognize "junk mail." Or sort the mail before giving it to them #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A2: Ask post office to stop delievering certain mail because of past problems! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@AnnuityEarl Yes! I've gotten used to a regular mouse again, so that laptop one is tricky! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @EncompassOmaha: A2: Make sure theyre aware of any scams that could be sent through mail. I.e. Keep them updated. #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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Can they do that? RT @laposadagvaz: A2: Ask post office to stop delievering certain mail because of past problems! #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A2: Increase awareness of #scams by utilizing media outlets seniors are more likely to watch/read #eldercarechat
vnsny_news
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Would a service like Catalog Choice that eliminates catalogs work for junk mail too? I don't know the answer, just asking. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@parentgiving That's an interesting thought/question. I wonder if there's something out there like that already? #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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@Seniors4Living @BayadaHHC Very true about talking to our neighbors, loved ones, friends; it takes a village! #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A2: Ask post office to stop delievering certain mail because of past problems! #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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A2: Carefully review monthly accounts for unauthorized charges with them #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @VNSNY_News: Would a service like Catalog Choice that eliminates catalogs work for junk mail too? #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@CareSimply @caregiving A2: Show them how to research charities before donating. Lots of scam "charities" send mailers. #ElderCareChat
jordanem
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There are specific steps you have to take to limit junk mail. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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A2: Look for "common themes" in junk mail so they know how to identify it on their own; empower them to do the sorting. #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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A2: Encourage them to consider a second set of eyes to look over bill payments and mail! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @AnnuityEarl: A2: Show them how to research charities before donating. Lots of scam "charities" send mailers. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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The Federal Communications Commission, I believe, does provide PSAs and is a resource to help consumers. #eldercarechat
jordanem
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The Direct Marketing Association's (DMA) Mail Preference Service is how you opt out I think. #eldercarechat
natricer
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#eldercarechat local police services also give announcements on scams/fraud thro local papers - helpful
caregiving
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RT @JordanEM: The Direct Marketing Associations (DMA) Mail Preference Service is how you opt out I think. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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Found this: US Postal Service &Senior Action Coalition are committed to protecting seniors from telemarketing and mail fraud. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @CaregarooApp: A2: Encourage them to consider a second set of eyes to look over bill payments and mail! #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @NatriceR: #eldercarechat local police services also give announcements on scams/fraud thro local papers - helpful #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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Green Valley, AZ has its own scam squad courtesy @pimasheriff ! Here is a @KVOA news story http://t.co/EC5I3MtD #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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RT @JordanEM: The Direct Marketing Associations (DMA) Mail Preference Service is how you opt out I think. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: The Federal Communications Commission, I believe, does provide PSAs and is a resource to help consumers. #eldercarechat
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MT@parentgiving: US Postal Service & Senior Action Coalition Rcommitted to protecting seniors from telemarketing/mail fraud #eldercarechat
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RT @parentgiving: US Postal Service &Senior Action Coalition protect seniors from telemarketing and mail fraud. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@movingmavins Postal police could shut it off! They do have to investigate... #eldercarechat
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@caregiving A2: Reporting suspected scams is critical to aiding authorities. Engage AG's, BBB and Postal Inspectors. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q3. How can we protect seniors from the phone calls they receive that are scams? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@MetLaugh That's a great idea. You're right -- they often sound alike to confuse on purpose. Give them prevention tools. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How can we protect seniors from the phone calls they receive that are scams? #eldercarechat
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A2: Reporting suspected scams is critical to aiding authorities. Engage AGs, BBB and Postal Inspectors. #eldercarechat
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@IfIGoMissing Great suggestions! #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A2: Your local Area Agencies on Aging also provide education & resources for senior #scam prevention http://t.co/VDceesbu #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How can we protect seniors from the phone calls they receive that are scams? #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How can we protect seniors from the phone calls they receive that are scams? #eldercarechat
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A2: Reporting suspected scams is critical to aiding authorities. Engage AGs, BBB and Postal Inspectors. #eldercarechat
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RT @parentgiving: RT @JordanEM: The Direct Marketing Associations (DMA) Mail Preference Service is how you opt out I think. #eldercarechat
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@Seniors4Living That's a great tip - it's important for them not to feel powerless in the situation #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@IfIGoMissing Great point that we must report suspected scams. #eldercarechat
jordanem
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There is an opt out system for phone calls but you must follow thru with telling folks have opted out & reporting. #eldercarechat
metlaugh
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"@caregiving: A3. Enable caller ID svcs. Get bigger readout phones. #eldercarechat"
seniors4living
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@enaidwarm @JordanEM @parentgiving Good to know! #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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@caregiving A3: Active and caring education about scam potential. Don't be ashamed to report. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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A3: Tell the seniors to take a number and information. Don't talk to people they don't know! #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @CareSimply: @Seniors4Living Thats a great tip - its important for them not to feel powerless in the situation #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A3: Education on the importance of not giving out personal info i.e. SSN, etc. via phone #eldercarechat
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Encourage them not to buy over the phone from an unfamiliar company/person #eldercarechat
CareSimply
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A3: Make sure their home phone number is placed on the "do not call" list for telemarketers! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A3: Tell the seniors to take a number and information. Dont talk to people they dont know! #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Power Quote! "Its important for them not to feel powerless" via @CareSimply: @Seniors4Living #eldercarechat
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A3: Tell them to be aware of strange phone numbers and don't give money to organizations they've never heard of. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CareSimply Absolutely. The more they do about it themselves, the less vulnerable they'll be/feel, I think. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@parentgiving Teach them to watch for lack of details! #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caresimply: @Seniors4Living That's a great tip - it's important for them not to feel powerless in the situation #eldercarechat
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RT @NatriceR: #eldercarechat local police services also give announcements on scams/fraud thro local papers - helpful
ifigomissing
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RT @BayadaHHC: Power Quote! "Its important for them not to feel powerless" via @CareSimply: @Seniors4Living #eldercarechat
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RT @BayadaHHC: Power Quote! "Its important for them not to feel powerless" via @CareSimply: @Seniors4Living #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @CareSimply: A3: Make sure their home phone number is placed on the "do not call" list for telemarketers! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @NatriceR: a3 tell them not to pick up unknown or 800 numbers would help #eldercarechat
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Catching up with #eldercarechat on scams-impt topic! Phone and mail scams really hit elders hard-often home and lonely more.
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@LaPosadaGVAZ I love your tip--it's providing the senior with a proactive action, taking the pressure off during the call. #eldercarechat
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My dad uses caller id. If not family or friend, he let's it go to answering machine. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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credit card numbers RT @leadingagetx: A3: Education on the importance of not giving out personal info i.e. SSN, via phone #eldercarechat
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A3: Share the word! If you are onto a scam call - let your caregiver know. In our case, tell your agency too! #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A3: Empower seniors to not be bullied. They shouldn't be afraid to ask questions #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: A3: Education on the importance of not giving out personal info i.e. SSN, etc. via phone #eldercarechat
CareSimply
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@LeadingAgeTX Definitely - great advice! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: A3: Empower seniors to not be bullied. They shouldnt be afraid to ask questions #eldercarechat
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RT @BayadaHHC: A3: Share the word! If you are onto a scam call - let your caregiver know. In our case, tell your agency too! #eldercarechat
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: A3: Empower seniors to not be bullied. They shouldnt be afraid to ask questions #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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Encourage them not to be afraid to stop the caller with statements like "I never buy anything over the phone" #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving Thanks! We have lots od senior scams in #tucson area. Here is how sheriff combats it .http://t.co/B1tvnlYc #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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RT @caresimply: @Seniors4Living That's a great tip - it's important for them not to feel powerless in the situation #eldercarechat
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: A3: Empower seniors to not be bullied. They shouldn't be afraid to ask questions. <-- YES! #eldercarechat
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Checking out #eldercarechat for great tips on avoiding/helping with senior scams! Sharing info on latest scams helps-always something new.
metlaugh
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@caregiving #eldercarechat Let them use you as an excuse. "My daughter son won't let me." Gets them off easy.
movingmavins
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@jordanem Unfortunately many opt outs don't work (at least in NJ!). #eldercarechat
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RT @EasyLivingFL: Checking out #eldercarechat for great tips on avoiding/helping with senior scams! Sharing info on latest scams helps- ...
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RT @CaregarooApp Encourage them not to be afraid to stop the caller with statements: "I never buy anything over the phone" #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CaregarooApp That's a great one: give them a line to say. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@bayadahhc a3: Empower seniors with knowledge-based simplicity. Don't discuss things on email or phones! #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @EasyLivingFL: Checking out #eldercarechat for great tips on avoiding/helping with senior scams! Sharing info on latest scams helps- ...
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RT @MetLaugh Let them use you as an excuse. "My daughter/son won't let me." Gets them off easy. #eldercarechat
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RT @EasyLivingFL: Checking out #eldercarechat for great tips on avoiding/helping with senior scams! Sharing info on latest scams helps- ...
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@MetLaugh Haha! That's an interesting approach. I wonder if the scammer would use that to manipulate them further though? #eldercarechat
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RT @EasyLivingFL: Checking out #eldercarechat for great tips on avoiding/helping with senior scams! Sharing info on latest scams helps- ...
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A3: Educate them about some of the trickier scams. Easy for anyone to fall for the "cc co" or "bank" calling w a problem. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q4. How do we protect seniors from scams they receive through email? #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do we protect seniors from scams they receive through email? #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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Thanks for RT @caregiving @BayadaHHC @Seniors4Living @IfIGoMissing #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @AgingWisely: A3: Educate them re: some of the trickier scams. Easy 4 anyone 2 fall 4 "cc co" or "bank" calling w/problem. #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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RT @caregarooapp: RT @NatriceR: #eldercarechat local police services also give announcements on scams/fraud thro local papers - helpful
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do we protect seniors from scams they receive through email? #eldercarechat
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@CaregarooApp A3: I'm tempted to say avoid all charitable donations over the phone due to the number of scams. #ElderCareChat
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@fchp_tips @EasyLivingFL @AgingWisely Thanks for joining us! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do we protect seniors from scams they receive through email? #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving A4: tell them if they don't know them..Don't do business with them and delete e-mail! #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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@caregiving A4: Use filtering features through email provider to limit emails to address book only. #eldercarechat
natricer
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@caregiving #eldercarechat a4 tell them to put mail aside to go thro w/them- unless it's personal from family/friend
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A3 If it's someone they don't know, a simple excuse is "I'm in the middle of something, let me take your number & call back." #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@AnnuityEarl @caregarooapp Unfortunately, it's not a bad idea (re: no donations over the phone). #eldercarechat
jordanem
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Be sure a quality spam catch is installed & updated on the computer. #eldercarechat
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A4: tell them if they dont know them..Dont do business with them and delete e-mail! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @IfIGoMissing: @caregiving A4: Use filtering features through email provider to limit emails to address book only. #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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A4: Set up filters to limit # rec'd. RT @caregiving: Q4. How do we protect seniors from scams they receive through email? #eldercarechat
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RT @NatriceR: a4 tell them to put mail aside to go thro w/them- unless its personal from family/friend #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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a4: Have them foward all suspicious email to kids! #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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Q4 This is a difficult one. My dad once clicked on a "new connection wants to chat" link in Yahoo mail and we had to devirus. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A4: Use filtering features through email provider to limit emails to address book only. #eldercarechat
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@NatriceR @caregiving hi all, just dipping in for a mo. #eldercarechat I asked friends & family to label mail in a special way
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RT @IfIGoMissing: @caregiving A4: Use filtering features through email provider to limit emails to address book only. #eldercarechat
encompassomaha
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A4: If the offer is too good to be true, it probably is. #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @dragonmisery: @NatriceR @caregiving hi all, just dipping in for a mo. #eldercarechat I asked friends & family to label mail in a ...
caregiving
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We also can share our experiences--what we've learned in managing email so we don't get a virus, fall for a scam. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@dragonmisery Thanks for "dipping in!" Glad to have you here. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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A4: To continue, if Yahoo is allowing these "cookie" ads, and a provider like Y is trusted...No chatting with strangers? #eldercarechat
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Sorry I'm late. Had to respond to someone in Nigeria. #eldercarechat #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @dragonmisery: I asked friends & family to label mail in a special way << That's a great idea. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@dragonmisery Great suggestion on labeling things in a special way to distinguish real messages. #eldercarechat
natricer
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@dragonmisery #eldercarechat hi Lee that's a great tip:) hope yr day went well
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RT @EncompassOmaha: A4: If the offer is too good to be true, it probably is. #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@Seniors4Living @caregiving Gmail has the best spam filter in my experience. Best to have them use that service. #ElderCareChat
bayadahhc
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Q4: Teach how to "mark as spam" - never get messages from that sender again! #eldercarechat
dragonmisery
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RT @EasyLivingFL: Checking out #eldercarechat for great tips on avoiding/helping with senior scams! Sharing info on latest scams helps- ...
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@GracefulAging LOL! I was thinking of our friends in Nigeria as we discuss this question. #eldercarechat
AgingWisely
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Tx for the laugh! RT @gracefulaging: Sorry I'm late. Had to respond to someone in Nigeria. #eldercarechat #eldercarechat
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RT @CareSimply: A3: Make sure their home phone number is placed on the "do not call" list for telemarketers! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@caregiving I love that idea. It makes them feel less like they're the victim, the vulnerable one. Common ground is good! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @AnnuityEarl: Gmail has the best spam filter in my experience. Best to have them use that service. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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@caregiving True, if we here of/see a new viral scam, mention it in conversation rather than as a warning, #empowerment #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Gmail has the best spam filter in my experience Best 2 have them use that service MT@AnnuityEarl @Seniors4Living @caregiving #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving or place a code work in subject heading in e-mail! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@caregiving @encompassomaha Great advice -- keeping it simple! #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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Agree! RT @caregiving: RT @AnnuityEarl: Gmail has the best spam filter in my experience. Best to have them use that service. #eldercarechat
jordanem
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@AnnuityEarl And, gmail has folders, could have lots go into folder for others to check. Only family into inbox #eldercarechat
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@caregiving @graceful aging LOL hey, I was going to marry that prince! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@GracefulAging LOVE it! LOL! #eldercarechat
easylivingfl
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Install good firewall/virus protection for them, but email is tricky because scammers and hackers always one step ahead. #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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@caregiving @GracefulAging Hee hee hee! Glad you're here :) #eldercarechat
natricer
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#eldercarechat sometimes having a cell phone is preferable to land line -minimal unsolicited calls
LeadingAgeTX
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A4: Encourage seniors to ask for assistance setting up email & web security features. Popups are most prevalent #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@BayadaHHC They do have a very good spam filter. Very little spam gets through to the inbox! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @BayadaHHC: Gmail has the best spam filter in my experience Best 2 have them use that service #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q5. Charities aren't scams but sometimes seniors can't say No. How can we intervene in situations involving charities? #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: @AnnuityEarl And, gmail has folders, could have lots go into folder for others to check. Only family into inbox #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @NatriceR: sometimes having a cell phone is preferable to land line -minimal unsolicited calls #eldercarechat
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@BayadaHHC Agreed about gmail, but many elders are used to AOL, Yahoo, etc. Change may need instruction, imports, guidance... #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@GracefulAging NICELY done. ;-) #ElderCareChat
caregiving
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: Encourage seniors to ask for assistance setting up email & web security features. Popups are most prevalent #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @JordanEM: @AnnuityEarl And, gmail has folders, could have lots go into folder for others to check. Only family into inbox #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving or place a code word in the subject headings of e-mails as a safety measure! #eldercarechat
dragonmisery
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@NatriceR Hi Natrice, pretty good so far, thanks. Yours? #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: Encourage seniors to ask for assistance setting up email & web security features. Popups are most prevalent #eldercarechat
jordanem
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A5: recommend a budgeted amount for charities. Agree date, time to take of these each month #eldercarechat
CareNovate
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"@Seniors4Living: RT @BayadaHHC: Gmail has the best spam filter in my experience Best 2 have them use that service #eldercarechat"
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Q5. Charities aren't scams but sometimes seniors can't say No. How do we intervene in situations w/charities? #eldercarechat
CareSimply
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@parentgiving @BayadaHHC In that case, you can instruct them to respond only to messages from ppl they know #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@caregiving This is such a great question (Q5)! #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A5: recommend a budgeted amount for charities. Agree date, time to take of these each month #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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@NatriceR Jitterbug cells are made for senior use, I wonder if they are also well protected against scammers, likely yes #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@JordanEM That's exactly what I was thinking, JoAnn. Great advice/approach! #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Q5. Charities arent scams but sometimes seniors cant say No. How do we intervene in situations w/charities? #eldercarechat
natricer
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A cold day! So far doing okay thx “@dragonmisery: @NatriceR Hi Natrice, pretty good so far, thanks. Yours? #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@caregiving A5: Remind that charities may not be breaking the law but might not use $ effectively; use Charity Navigator. #ElderCareChat
seniors4living
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RT @JordanEM: A5: recommend a budgeted amount for charities. Agree date, time to take of these each month. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@Seniors4Living Thank you! :) #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A4: There are ways to fight back - report email scams to the Internet Crime Complaint Center http://t.co/23Nrp0Gd #eldercarechat
metlaugh
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"@caregiving A5. Hard one. Uncle gave thousands to one. Not a scam. Just needed money later. #eldercarechat"
caregiving
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RT @AnnuityEarl: Remind that charities may not be breaking the law but might not use $ effectively; use Charity Navigator. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@parentgiving @NatriceR It makes sense. Would be interesting to find out (re: the Jitterbug)! #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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@caregiving Q5; Follow-up with call and letter to charity requesting to be removed from their solicitation list. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @AnnuityEarl: A5: Remind that charities may not be breaking law but might not use $ effectively; use Charity Navigator. #eldercarechat
jordanem
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MT @LeadingAgeTX: A4: Ways to fight back - report email scams to Internet Crime Complaint Center http://t.co/irhegqfL #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@caregiving Of course! :) #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@AnnuityEarl I like that. "Let's make an informed decision. You want your money to do the most good." #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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A5: Communicate with charities thru snail mail. Explain why Don't allow real-time interaction. Allow senior to think it over! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@MetLaugh That's so hard. It's a fine line, isn't it? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @IfIGoMissing: Q5; Follow-up with call and letter to charity requesting to be removed from their solicitation list. #eldercarechat
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Always take time to research/think abt it b4 committing @caregiving: Q5.How to intervene in situations involving charities? #eldercarechat"
seniors4living
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@LeadingAgeTX Excellent resource! Can you share this link again in the last 5 minutes of the chat so no one misses it? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: @AnnuityEarl I like that. "Let's make an informed decision. You want your money to do the most good." <-YES. #eldercarechat
parentgiving
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A5: Communicate charities thru snail mail. Dont allow real-time interaction. Allow senior to think it over! #eldercarechat
encompassomaha
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A5: Establish a budget where the senior could pick a couple different charities to donate to. #eldercarechat
carenovatemag
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RT @CaregarooApp: A2: Encourage them to consider a second set of eyes to look over bill payments and mail! #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@caregiving Absolutely. Small, local shelters & food banks are often better than huge NGOs, but research helps. #ElderCareChat
laposadagvaz
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@seniors4living That could be dangerous..So many of these tech tools are purchased quietly..Then use the data! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CareRxPharmD That's wise advice. Sleep on it! #eldercarechat
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RT @EncompassOmaha: A5: Establish a budget where the senior could pick a couple different charities to donate to. #eldercarechat
carenovatemag
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"@NatriceR: #eldercarechat local police services also give announcements on scams/fraud thro local papers - helpful"
CareSimply
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A5: Encourage them to donate to their favorite charity, then say no to others (maybe pick a new one each year) #eldercarechat
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Charity mail been big prob for some clients w/dementia (& early sign)-giving small amts over & over til no $ left. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q6. Family members may also prey on their older family members. How can we prevent financial abuse from family members? #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: @AnnuityEarl I like that. "Let's make an informed decision. You want your money to do the most good." #eldercarechat
LeadingAgeTX
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A5: Explicitly state giving limits to avoid resolicitation throughout the year #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@LaPosadaGVAZ That's true. Good point! #eldercarechat
movingmavins
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RT @seniors4living: RT @JordanEM: A5: recommend a budgeted amount for charities. Agree date, time to take of these each month.#eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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RT @CareRxPharmD: "@NatriceR: #eldercarechat local police services also give announcements on scams/fraud thro local papers - helpful"
caregiving
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@AnnuityEarl Which makes me think: Wouldn't it be nice to organize an outing so the senior could see donations at work? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: A5: Explicitly state giving limits to avoid resolicitation throughout the year #eldercarechat
jordanem
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A6: Contact the State Ombudsman if suspect #eldercarechat
AgingWisely
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Listing decided upon charities helps, but in some cases (dementia esp) need mail redirected or oversight. #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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A5: Encourage them to check with the Better Business Bureau #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @JordanEM: A6: Contact the State Ombudsman if suspect #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@caregiving YES. Excellent bonding experience; would help the senior to feel useful if s/he is able to volunteer even a bit. #ElderCareChat
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@caregiving get two members of family to manage finance, receipts for all spending, neighbour or friend to audit quarterly #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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A6: Be on the lookout! You can and should report elder abuse! Educate staff & client on the signs. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @AgingWisely: Listing decided upon charities helps, but in some cases (dementia esp) need mail redirected or oversight. #eldercarechat
easylivingfl
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RT @caregiving: @AnnuityEarl Which makes me think: Wouldn't be nice to organize outing so senior could see donations at work? #eldercarechat
gracefulaging
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A6 First charities, now family members, what next priests? This is shocking, I don't want to believe it. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving A6: Lawyer and family to choose one person to make the decisions for Mom or Dad! They know best! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @caregiving: Q6. Family may also prey on older family members. How can we prevent financial abuse from family members? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@enaidwarm Sure thing! #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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@caregiving A6: Requires engagement and direct conversations with family members. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@EasyLivingFL @AnnuityEarl @caregiving That's a fantastic idea! Donations field trip! #eldercarechat
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A6: Though it may be a difficult choice, possibly entrust financials to one family member #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@dragonmisery So important to have a system of checks in place. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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Nice! RT @ifigomissing: @caregiving A6: Requires engagement and direct conversations with family members. #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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We're so enjoying #ElderCareChat on Twitter with our friends http://t.co/BkfCaoN8. Join us the first & third... http://t.co/s3K6P2yJ
seniors4living
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RT @JordanEM: A6: Contact the State Ombudsman if suspect. #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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Get all KEY members of the care circle involved in financial decisions. Don't leave it up to one person #eldercarechat
natricer
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RT @caregiving: @dragonmisery So important to have a system of checks in place. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@AgingWisely That's an excellent point -- difficulty with finances is one of the early signs of dementia. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @CaregarooApp: Get all KEY members of the care circle involved in financial decisions. Dont leave it up to one person #eldercarechat
jordanem
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RT @CaregarooApp: Get all KEY members of the care circle involved in financial decisions. Dont leave it up to one person #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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@LeadingAgeTX One family member with oversight by Attorney or CPA. #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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RT @LeadingAgeTX: A6: Though it may be a difficult choice, possibly entrust financials to one family member #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CaregarooApp GREAT idea. Keep everyone involved, but make sure the senior feels in control ultimately. #eldercarechat
gracefulaging
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A6 Money management needs to begin early in life. We need to see and have others see when benchmarks are missed. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving That is very scary with out the lawyer around... #eldercarechat
metlaugh
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@Seniors4Living @caregiving: Q6. Family #eldercarechat" can do power of atty on Legal Zoom or Quicken if can't pay atty.
CaregarooApp
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@Seniors4Living @EasyLivingFL @AnnuityEarl @caregiving Fantastic idea! #eldercarechat #genius
jordanem
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RT @Seniors4Living: @CaregarooApp GREAT idea. Keep everyone involved, but make sure the senior feels in control ultimately. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q7. With charities and family members, how do we respect the senior's choice to give while preventing exploitation? #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@Seniors4Living @caregiving A6: Must be careful re: joint bank accounts so that unscrupulous relatives can't just withdraw. #ElderCareChat
laposadagvaz
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@gracefulaging Or create a money management directive for the senior..Like the living wills! #eldercarechat
CaregarooApp
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@LaPosadaGVAZ @caregiving Yes! A group decision electing one individual they trust to manage finances. #eldercarechat
gracefulaging
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A6 Benchmarks can include timeliness, unusual purchases, confusion, misplacing info... #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @caregiving: Q7. With charities and family members, how do we respect the senior's choice to give & prevent exploitation? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@MetLaugh Legal Zoom is great. We used them to do our wills. #eldercarechat
jordanem
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RT @GracefulAging: A6 Benchmarks can include timeliness, unusual purchases, confusion, misplacing info... #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @AnnuityEarl: A6: Must be careful re: joint bank accounts so that unscrupulous relatives can't just withdraw. #eldercarechat
annuityearl
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@caregiving A7: Open lines of communication; lots of "I" statements. Encouragement & education. #ElderCareChat
CaregarooApp
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RT @caregiving: @dragonmisery So important to have a system of checks in place. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving a8: Most know what they what charity they want to give to > money management and giving directives document! #eldercarechat
CareSimply
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A7: Keep conversation open as much as possible, never accuse, but always express concerns constructively #eldercarechat
gracefulaging
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A7 Setting a budget is comforting and understandable. A charity wouldn't want you to go hungry, would it? #eldercarechat
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RT @seniors4living: @CaregarooApp GREAT idea. Keep everyone involved, but make sure the senior feels in control ultimately. #eldercarechat
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A7: Donate together! Make it a family thing. Have family causes that every1 supports #eldercarechat
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RT @CareSimply: A7: Keep conversation open as much as possible, never accuse, but always express concerns constructively #eldercarechat
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RT @GracefulAging: A7 Setting a budget is comforting and understandable. A charity wouldnt want you to go hungry, would it? #eldercarechat
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RT @BayadaHHC: A7: Donate together! Make it a family thing. Have family causes that every1 supports #eldercarechat
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Re legal docs: be careful w/forms, atty helps w/complexities. Can cost more in long run, in our biz we've seen the problems. #eldercarechat
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RT @AnnuityEarl: @caregiving A7: Open lines of communication; lots of "I" statements. Encouragement & education. #ElderCareChat
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RT @Seniors4Living: @MetLaugh Legal Zoom is great. We used them to do our wills. #eldercarechat
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@GracefulAging Brilliant. One would certainly hope not. #ElderCareChat
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@AnnuityEarl Gr8 point! Personalize your advice. Give your advice the space it requires to command respect #eldercarechat
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@caregiving A7: Engagement and conversation with key players. Discuss options. Give choices. #eldercarechat
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@BayadaHHC Love that idea of making the donation a family thing! #eldercarechat
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@GracefulAging #eldercarechat lots of charities hire minimum wage callers:) they don't care about u, just about getting an amount of $
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RT @BayadaHHC: A7: Donate together! Make it a family thing. Have family causes that every1 supports #eldercarechat
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RT @BayadaHHC: A7: Donate together! Make it a family thing. Have family causes that every1 supports. <-- Love this! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @BayadaHHC: A7: Donate together! Make it a family thing. Have family causes that every1 supports #eldercarechat
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@GracefulAging GREAT point! #eldercarechat
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Q8.How can our legal system do more to prevent scams and financial exploitation? #eldercarechat
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@caregiving @caresimply This is so important and well-said. #eldercarechat
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A7: Dad says he doesn't need much. Requests donations to charities for Christmas. #eldercarechat
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@AgingWisely That's a great point. #eldercarechat
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@AgingWisely There shld be an advocate vetting financial advisors, too. #ElderCareChat
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RT @caregiving: Q8.How can our legal system do more to prevent scams and financial exploitation? #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q8.How can our legal system do more to prevent scams and financial exploitation? #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A7: Dad says he doesnt need much. Requests donations to charities for Christmas. #eldercarechat
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@AgingWisely Seniors can use our blog where we have fun cartoon characters to help guide re: annuities & financial planning. #ElderCareChat
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@AnnuityEarl @AgingWisely I totally agree. They should be well-vetted. #eldercarechat
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A6/7 Geriatric Care Manager and a lawyer who specializes in elder law... #eldercarechat
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Remember, many of us are victims of scams, make bad $ choices. Got to balance concern w/individual's freedom, ageism. #eldercarechat
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: RT @caregiving: Q8.How can our legal system do more to prevent scams and financial exploitation? #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A7: Dad says he doesn't need much. Requests donations to charities for Christmas. #eldercarechat
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A8: Require language or a specific stamp/symbol on communications to legitimize company, charity, government agency, etc. #eldercarechat
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@CaregarooApp @caregiving makes it non-threatening too #eldercarechat
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@parentgiving A money management and planned giving directive? #eldercarechat
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@caregiving A8: Have your voice heard at city county and state levels on these topics. Silence is acceptance. #eldercarechat
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A8: Hold companies liable, including in the return of monies. Report to BBB. #eldercarechat
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Sorry I'm late to the chat. Extremely hectic few days this week. #eldercarechat. I'll catch the notes later.
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A8: Are we talking about federal or state level? Google fraud law and lots comes up. #eldercarechat
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@LeadingAgeTX I like this idea! #eldercarechat
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@Seniors4Living @AgingWisely Definitely. We regularly address shady advisers trying to sell bad products 2 seniors on blog. #ElderCareChat
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RT @parentgiving: A8: Hold companies liable, including in the return of monies. Report to BBB. #eldercarechat
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RT @MyMamasKeeper: Sorry I'm late to the chat. Extremely hectic few days this week. #eldercarechat. I'll catch the notes later.
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@IfIGoMissing Advocacy is essential! Great suggestion. #eldercarechat
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RT @parentgiving: A8: Hold companies liable, including in the return of monies. Report to BBB. #eldercarechat
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a8: We need to have laws in place around Internet commerce! Then we can enforce! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: @dragonmisery So important to have a system of checks in place. #eldercarechat
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A8: Have your voice heard at city county and state levels on these topics. Silence is acceptance. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@JordanEM Good question. I suppose either level -- there's fraud throughout. #eldercarechat
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Yes, but also to mediate between family members who have conflicting ideas about how $ is spent. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @parentgiving: A8: Hold companies liable, including in the return of monies. Report to BBB. #eldercarechat
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@MyMamasKeeper No problem! The transcript will be up tomorrow & a recap post will be published on our blog on Friday. #eldercarechat
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Do you think part of challenge is varies by state? #eldercarechat
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A8: Implement harsher punishment for offenders of senior scams/fraud...? Thoughts? #eldercarechat
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A8: Our prior AG focused on this a lot, great web resources, cracked down. Do others know of Seniors v. Crime? Great org. #eldercarechat
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: a8: We need to have laws in place around Internet commerce! Then we can enforce! #eldercarechat
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If you look after a parent or older relative, pls check #eldercarechat for great tips on scams and financial exploitation - how to avoid
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RT @JordanEM: @LaPosadaGVAZ Do you think part of challenge is varies by state? #eldercarechat
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@LeadingAgeTX I think that's fair, but maybe focus more on prevention rather than punishment? Make it harder to stay in biz? #eldercarechat
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RT @AgingWisely: Our prior AG focused on this a lot, great web resources, cracked down. Do others know of Seniors v. Crime? #eldercarechat

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