$50 – $150

MAGS: Preventing Financial Abuse of Elders

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CaringKind, the Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving

360 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10017

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This conference features a lawyer from the Federal Trade Commission who will discuss the growing problem of financial abuse of elders.

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Speaker:

Lois C. Greisman, Esq

Associate Director, Division of Marketing Practices

Bureau of Consumer Protection

The Federal Trade Commission

Lois C. Greisman is the Associate Director, Division of Marketing Practices, which is part of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. She also serves as the FTC’s Elder Justice Coordinator, which works with the Elder Justice Coordinating Council, chaired by HHS and tasked with protecting older adults against financial exploitation, among other issues.

She will discuss scams in the marketplace that target or disproportionately affect older adults, such as schemes targeting Medicare recipients, robocalls touting special government financial programs for seniors, and advertising claims for brain training programs to combat cognitive impairment associated with aging. She also will talk about dollar losses incurred by older adults in connection with different scams. She will review and distribute consumer educational materials designed for older adults.

MAGS annual membership is $150 per academic year and includes registration to all meetings for the academic year. Registration for an individual meeting is available at $50 per meeting. Fellows are encouraged to ask their program directors for financial support to attend meetings and be MAGS members in good standing. Membership or meeting registration can be paid via check (more info at www.magsnewyork.org) or via credit card with eventbrite (which incurs processing fees). Refunds are not available.

** If you are a fully paid MAGS member for 2019-20 academic year or you are paying for the Dec 4 meeting by check, please email magsadmin@gmail.com to register for this Dec 4 event **

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