Posted by EZ Able® on May 20, 2013 | Posted under ADVICE & IDEAS, bbb warning, call scam, calling scams, Events and Special Offers by EZ Able®, INDEPENDENT LIVING & AGING, News, senior scam, TIPS | Leave a Comment
BBB warns about call scams stating that in most cases seniors are receiving “robo-calls” from a company identifying itself as “Medical Alert Systems” or “Senior Medical Labs” offering a free medical alert system. They claim everything is paid...
Posted by EZ Able® on April 12, 2013 | Posted under Events and Special Offers by EZ Able®, Independent Living, Independent living, INDEPENDENT LIVING & AGING, long term care, long term care cost, News, nursing home costs | Leave a Comment
April 10, 2013 by Patricia Sheehan, Editor-in-Chief of Long Term Living Magazine
Posted by EZ Able® on February 26, 2013 | Posted under ADVICE & IDEAS, federal trade commission, FTC, INDEPENDENT LIVING & AGING, Seniors, TIPS, Veterans, Veterans Benefits and Organizations, Veterans' benefits | Leave a Comment
FTC Warns Veterans: Be Wary of ‘Free’ Pension Advice
The Federal Trade Commission warns veterans and their families: Be wary of dishonest advisers offering “free” help with paperwork for pension claims.
Unscrupulous lawyers, financial planners and insurance agents advise veterans over 65 to transfer their assets to a trust, or to invest in insurance products, so they can qualify for Aid and Attendance benefits. By following their advice, you could lose your eligibility for Medicaid services and the use...