Seniors could be more susceptible to scams during times of stress, a new study finds.
Seniors who have been through an experience like a divorce, job loss, or illness could be at risk of falling victim to scams or fraud. Scam artists use these vulnerabilities to their advantage. Staying alert, even in times of high stress, can help you avoid giving out personal information or even money to scammers.
If you’re going through a stressful time, talk to a loved one about suspicious calls or emails. Learn more about how to stay safe from The Seniors Center Blog’s post “Stress and Scams Go Hand-in-Hand, Finds New Study.”