Why Seniors Are Vulnerable to Scams
Seniors can be more susceptible to scams due to a combination of factors, including isolation, trust, and cognitive decline. They often don't understand the new technology and how easily they can be compromised, for example, with just a click on a link in a phishing email. Recognizing these vulnerabilities is the first step in protecting them from potential scams.
Common Scams Targeting Seniors
To effectively protect seniors from scams, it's essential to be aware of the types of scams that are prevalent:
The Role of Family & Caregivers (including professional In-Home Care providers)
It is so important for family and caregivers to help educate the seniors in their care, take extra steps to ensure they are well protected, and keep a vigilant watch if they see or hear anything suspicious.
At Sunshine Coast Senior Care, our Registered Care Aides and Nurses are more than just caregivers; they are trusted companions who are often deeply connected with the seniors they assist. Here's how we can all work together to protect our seniors from scams:
Here are some actionable tips for families and caregivers to work together in preventing seniors from falling victim to scams:
Post by Lisa McGregor, CFO, Sunshine Coast Senior Care firstname.lastname@example.org
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