Apr 15 Care Mission
Avoid Tax Time Cons
More than 3 out of every 5 American and Canadian seniors have been the target or victim of an online scam, according to a survey conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network. Discover resources that may help your loved ones stay safe.
Your Care Mission: Learn about common scams and best practices seniors can take to avoid becoming a target.
Criminals can use tax time as an opportunity to commit identity theft, fraud, or online scams. Here are some resources from the Protect Seniors Online program to review and share with your senior loved ones to help keep them safe.
9% of American seniors surveyed said they may have been the victim of criminals posing as IRS representatives, according to a survey conducted by Home Instead.
Do seniors you know use the same password over and over because it’s easy to remember? Or maybe they don’t use a password at all? These tips can help with creating stronger passwords.
Scammers can be clever, but here are some tools to help you outsmart them. According to experts at the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Better Business Bureau, these are the hottest cyber scams older adults need to avoid.
Ready to Care?
Sign up, and see how easy it is to give and inspire care.
*For every care mission completed on the Ready to Care website, imreadytocare.com, Home Instead, Inc. pledges to donate $1 to the GIVE65℠ program (up to $10,000) through July 31, 2019. GIVE65 is the first and only crowd-funding platform exclusively devoted to helping nonprofits create hope for seniors and enhance the lives of aging adults.