|National Grandparents Day sparks BBB warning of Top 10 Seniors Scams
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 – CALGARY, ALBERTA – September 10 is National Grandparents Day and while Canadians are taking time to recognize and celebrate senior citizens for their family and community contributions, BBB says it’s also a time to protect seniors. With seniors often being the target of scammers, BBB is educating the elderly about how to avoid potential pitfalls of too-good-to-be-true deals.
“Better Business Bureau is proud to pay tribute to seniors, and thank them for the valuable contributions they continue to make in our families, workplaces and communities,” says Mary O’Sullivan-Andersen, president and CEO of BBB Serving Southern Alberta and East Kootenay. “National Grandparents Day is an opportunity to remind seniors that BBB is a voice of trust in a sometimes dishonest marketplace, and we are here to educate seniors as well as people of all ages about common scams.”
BBB presents the Top 10 Seniors Scams and how savvy seniors can avoid them:
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