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DNA Scam Targeting Older Adults

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) issued a statement warning older adults that scammers may be using...
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2019 Sage Awards Scheduled for Oct 28

The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee recently announced its 28th Annual Sage Awards will take place on Monday, October, 28,2019. at the...
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13 Tips to Avoid Scams While Vacationing

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee At one time, going on vacation meant we could let our guard down and be carefree. Unfortunately, in this...
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Beware of “One Ring” Phone Scam

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Last month, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) issued a warning about the “one-ring” phone scam. This scam works...
SSA Imposter Calls Take Over

SSA Imposter Calls Take Over

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Last month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a warning that scammers were spoofing calls from the SSA’s...
Signs that Driving Has Become an Issue for Your Aging Relative

Signs that Driving Has Become an Issue for Your Aging Relative

from Aging & Caring: A Guide for Families and Caregivers by Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee  We all want to maintain our independence by...
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Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Announces Honorees for 28th Annual...

The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee recently announced its 28th Annual Sage Awards honorees. The Sage Awards, presented each year since 1992, are...
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How to Tell if a Contractor is a Scammer

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee As many of us live longer, it can become more difficult both physically and financially to maintain a...
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Scam Alert: “Spoofed” Phone Calls

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a warning that scammers are “spoofing” DHS phone numbers. This...
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Caregivers: How to Make the Most from Doctor’s Appointments

Whether you're caring for your aging relatives or are a professional caregiver, going to doctor's appointments are probably part of your schedule. It can...