SAFE BANKING FOR SENIORS
A Campaign to Educate Seniors and Their Caregivers on the Risks of Financial Fraud
Virginia Bankers Association has joined the American Bankers Association Foundation in a new campaign – Safe Banking for Seniors – to provide America’s seniors and their caregivers with tools to prevent financial fraud. Safe Banking for Seniors will mobilize bankers across Virginia to educate older Americans and their caregivers about elder financial abuse.
Bankers play a critical role in the prevention of elder financial fraud from spotting signs of abuse to raising awareness.
Registered bankers will receive event materials, lesson plans, media outreach tools and best practices through the ABA Foundation. The lesson plans focus on the following four topics:
•Identifying and Avoiding Scams
•Protecting Your Assets by Preventing Identity Theft
•Choosing a Financial Caregiver
•Acting as a Responsible Financial Caregiver
Banks can register to participate in the initiative at aba.com/seniors. Step by step registration instructions can also be found in this handy PDF.
Want more information? Watch the Safe Banking for Seniors Webinar or email Chandler Owdom.