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The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Join them for a virtual webinar, Countdown the Top 10 Scams of 2020, on September 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. CST. Join the zoom meeting online using the following link, meeting ID and passcode:https://zoom.us/j/92901529540?pwd=dkZ6V3VXSjFSUVYwN0NXMy9s­WnYwQT09 Meeting ID: 929 0152 9540 Passcode: 411613You can also join by dialing in at +1 346 248 7799

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's focus is on the Ever Evolving Grandparent Scam, which now includes technology to make a scammer sound like your grandchild. Follow these tips and share to keep your grandparents safe!To report scams, contact the Federal Trade

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's episode is Don't Let Disaster Strike Twice! Disaster Scams.Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community! View the past scam videos:Debit Card Dangers - https://youtu.be/OpJJNiDofwgBURN Notice (Pandemic Scams) - https://youtu.be/ni-1hHw0DQ8Home Sweet Home

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's episode is BYOB: Be Your Own Boss - Work at Home Scams.Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community! View the past scam videos:Stay safe from robocalls - https://youtu.be/Z4smoNfzVn4Tips to avoid Mother's

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's episode is on phishing email scams.Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community! View the past scam videos:Stay safe from robocalls - https://youtu.be/Z4smoNfzVn4Tips to avoid Mother's Day scams - https://youtu.be/Zv1Onp7hhN8.

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Starting this week, they will have a “scam of the week” on YouTube. These videos will be under 10 minutes apiece.This week’s “Scam of the Week” is Mother’s Day Scams. Click on the image below or the link to learn more on this scam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv1Onp7hhN8Check out the other videos: Scams of

Tips for Caregivers to Preserve Their Health Frances Lewis, a professor of nursing at The University of Washington, spoke at a local TEDxSnolsleLibraries event in 2016 on the importance of caregivers' health, especially spouses. She provides insight into how caregivers can protect and improve their own health while acting as caregivers. With millions of Americans stepping into the role of unpaid caregiving, it's important to be aware of how this role

Cut Health Costs with Generic Prescription Drugs Many who are under 65 do not have Medicare, causing them to struggle sometimes with covering their prescription costs. Shopping for generic prescriptions available at local pharmacies may relieve this burden even for those who have Medicare or other insurance. This HEB Generic Medication listing includes some of the most commonly prescribed medications for older adults. Other pharmacies may also offer similar prices for

Protecting Yourself and Your Medicare Coverage Article by Texas Senior Medicare PatrolGenetic testing scams are currently a widespread issue throughout the country. Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. What is Genetic Testing Fraud? Genetic testing fraud occurs when Medicare is billed for a test or screening that was not medically necessary and/or was not ordered by a