One warning sign of a senior that is the subject of fraud is to watch the amount of junk mail they receive. People who get lots of mail every day may have run afoul of one of several different types of fraud. They may be losing lots of money in small amounts, and even may be opening themselves up to some bigger dollar scams.
Protecting the Retirement Security of NEA Members: A Toolkit is a step-by-step guide to help you understand and prepare for the battle against defined benefit pension plans. Find out if you're at risk and learn what you can do to protect your financial future. (The toolkit is presented here in eight PDF files. You must have the free Acrobat Reader to view these files.)
The Social Security website is an award winning website with a lot of useful information for our retired members. Information on a variety of topics can be obtained directly from www.socialsecurity.gov.
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The DVCC Elderly and Domestic Violence Committee is hosting five (5) Listening Sessions throughout Delaware during April. The purpose of the sessions is to learn about the safety needs of elderly victims of domestic (family) violence. Seniors and anyone who works with seniors, including community professionals, are encouraged to attend and provide input.
The National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC) has declared August as Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Action Month. Delmarva Power wants to remind its customers they have the option to apply for energy assistance right now so they are prepared for colder winter temperatures.