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Seniors fall victim to scams during COVID-19 pandemic

June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month, an opportunity to call attention to the special needs of senior citizens in our community.

Cassie Caple is contract administrator at the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan and she joined us to talk about the significance of this month.

To learn more about current scams visit www.protectkentseniors.org.  The Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition specializes in compiling up-to-date information on scams, advocating for seniors, and remaining dedicated to the elimination of elder abuse in Kent County and the surrounding areas.

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