Leader Resources

Nashville Public Television: Aging Matters | Abuse & Exploitation

NPT videoIt is estimated that one in ten adults over the age of 60 is a victim. But the truth is we don’t know for certain how many older adults are suffering from abuse. In the eighth edition of Aging Matters, Nashville Public Television explores the issues behind elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. Learn More

 

 

scam alert

Scam of the Month (May 2017) Card Skimming Theft and How to Protect Yourself

Debit/credit card skimming is on the rise because it is easy for scammers. It is difficult to detect because the criminals place a skimming device over existing card reader slots.

Retire-To Volunteering

Retire-To Volunteering Podcast

Host Ed Zinkiewicz uncovers engaging—sometimes surprising, but never dull— volunteer opportunities available to retirees. Interviewing volunteers and volunteer coordinators each week, Ed highlights the meaningful contributions volunteers make and also the rewards volunteers receive.

Fraud

Scam of the Month (March 2017) Contractor Scams and How to Protect Yourself

Spring is the season for home repair and home improvement. Some older homeowners may have a hard time physically and/or financially maintaining their homes.

can you hear me?

Scam of the Month (April 2017) Can You Hear Me?

DO NOT respond instead hang up the phone. This is a new scam circling the country, one that only requires you to say “YES.”

Jury Duty

Scam of the Month (Feb. 2017) Jury Duty Scam

Recently, in Metro Nashville and Davidson County, there has been an increase in the Jury Duty Scam. The FBI first issued a warning about this swindle in 2006.

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Seminar

Dr. Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. shares a seminar titled Elder Abuse: The Church Responds to Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Older Adults.