VIDEO OF THE MONTH

Internet Safety for the Elderly

Staying safe online is a challenge for individuals born before 1950. The Internet has drastically changed the way people interact with businesses and each other today. Criminals take advantage of this and craft ways to steal information, money, and commit fraudulent acts. When compared to the younger population, senior citizens are defrauded at twice the rate with a main factor being constant change in technology. This short video recommends things for older individuals to do when online to have a safe experience.

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