Guarding Against Deception: A Guide to Recognizing & Preventing Scams for Assisted Living Residents

Arizona ALFA is thrilled to present a special virtual event for Assisted Living staff, residents and their families. This engaging and informative session is designed to empower our community with the knowledge and tools to recognize and avoid common scams such as romance scams, impersonation fraud, government scams, and the so-called “grandparent scams.”

Understanding Scams: An in-depth look at how scams work and the psychology behind them. We’ll delve into real-life examples to ensure you can recognize the warning signs.
Romance Scams: Uncover how online romance scams prey on emotions and learn the vital steps to protect yourself or your loved ones.
Impersonation and Government Scams: Recognize when someone is pretending to be a government official, a family member, or a trusted company. We’ll walk you through how to verify their identity.
The Grandparent Scam: A particularly insidious scam that targets seniors, pretending to be a grandchild in trouble. We’ll show you how to confirm the authenticity of such a call.
Digital Safety Tips: A comprehensive guide to safe online browsing, email practices, and social media usage.
Interactive Q&A Session: Engage directly with our expert speaker, ask questions, and share experiences.

Who Should Attend:
AL residents interested in personal security
Family members and caregivers concerned about the well-being of their loved ones
Staff of Assisted Living communities