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DCP Warns of Hurricane Season and Natural Disaster-Related Scams

  July 22, 2021 For Immediate Release   Connecticut State Officials Warn Residents to be Aware of Hurricane Season and Natural Disaster-Related Scams As Severe Weather Events Become More Common   (Hartford, CT)– The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Attorney General William Tong and Better Business… Read more »

Yale Study: Families Working Together With Alzheimer’s Disease

I am happy to share with you an article that outlines the innovative research done by an incredible age-inclusive champion, Dr. Joan Monin, associate professor in the Yale School of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the study’s lead author.  Please feel free to share this as appropriate.  Dr. Monin recognizes the… Read more »

Center for Medicare Advocacy: Advocating for Medicare Dental Health Benenfit

Add Dental/Oral Health Coverage to Medicare for All Beneficiaries Over the past few months, the Center for Medicare Advocacy has issued a series of factsheets developed in collaboration with esteemed dentist and advocate, Larry Coffee, DDS. The factsheets explain in layperson’s terms the interrelationship between oral health and certain common medical conditions – and offer… Read more »

AARP: Investment Fraud Training: Protecting Yourself and Others from Fraud and Financial Abuse, 9/24 @ 10 AM

Join staff from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a live webinar on investment fraud and financial abuse. Learn about the common scams targeting Connecticut residents, the common persuasion tactics that criminals use, and the profile criminals look for when targeting people for investment-fraud (which may surprise you). Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/FFFF24Sept

AARP: Fraud Fighting Fourth Fridays 7/23 @ 10 AM: AM Mission of Protecting Adults

Powered by AARP CT & the Coalition for Elder Justice in CT shining a light on the scams in your community. Registration is required separately for each virtual session. 7/23 @ 10 AM:  A Mission of Protecting Older Adults: PSE 101  Dorian Long, Manager of the Protective Services for the Elderly of CT Department of… Read more »

CFPB: Digital Housing Toolkit Now Available

Today we launched a new digital toolkit for media, intermediaries, and other stakeholders interested in providing information to renters and mortgage borrowers who continue to struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The toolkit provides the most up-to-date information and resources that you can share. To help spread the word to struggling consumers about… Read more »

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