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FTC Identity Theft

Thieves sometimes prey on the elderly by obtaining and using their personal information to open accounts or make purchases. You can help protect your elderly loved one from identity theft by helping them take simple precautions.

The Federal Trade Commission addresses the issue in this video:

The FTC recommends these best practices for identity theft prevention in their publication “Identity Theft: What to Know, What to Do”.

The FTC also gives advice about “identity theft protection” services – what they can and cannot accomplish – and low cost alternatives.

Read more in our article about identity theft at CareisThere.com

For more articles like this, see: Long Distance Caregiving, Resources for Central Virginia, Aging in PlaceLegal and Financial, Resources for Central Virginia – Charlottesville, Resources for Central Virginia – Harrisonburg, Resources for Central Virginia – Staunton.

Do you need help managing the care of an elderly loved one in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, or Staunton Virginia or in Kansas City or Overland Park, Kansas?
Contact us at Care is There Geriatric Care Management for a free consultation: 800.434.1633 or info@careisthere.com. We specialize in geriatric care management, support for independent living, assisted living enhancement, Aging Life Care™ services, and peace of mind for long distance caregivers.








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