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Seminar–Guard Against Common Scams That Target Seniors

The public is invited to an educational seminar “Guard Against Common Scans That Target Seniors” presented by Brian Roche on October 17, at 1:30 p.m. at West Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes.

Financial scams targeting seniors are so prevalent they’ve become the crime of the 21st century, according to the National Council on Aging. Frauds involve identify theft, Medicare, health insurance, prescription drugs, reverse mortgages, sweepstakes, home repairs, romance and investments.

We’ve all heard the sad stories and experienced some of the calls, internet or in-person scam threats. Come hear Brian Roche and learn some practical ways to protect yourself. The seminar is free and open to the public. Questions?  Call 717-509-5490.

Brian Roche co-anchors News 8 at 5:30 each weekday. He is the 8 On Your Side consumer/investigative reporter for News 8. His work has been recently recognized by the  Associated Press with the top honor for Enterprise Reporting in Pennsylvania and he’s received several Emmy nominations. Brian has more than 28 years experience as a broadcast journalist, anchor and producer.