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How to Recognize Scammers and Avoid Scams

The following tips were taken from the Protect Yourself from Government Imposter Scams handout (.pdf) prepared by the Social Security Administration as part of its annual #SlamtheScam campaign. Recognize Scammers. They may: PRETEND to be from an agency… Read More

Collier County Transportation Disadvantaged Program Board is Looking for Volunteers

Representatives of the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida are privileged to sit on the board for the Collier County Transportation Disadvantaged program. This board is in need of local Collier County residents to fill additional vacancies…. Read More

Protecting Seniors from Financial Fraud

Senior citizens are all too often the target of fraudsters. Thieves often target the elderly knowing they have had a lifetime to build up financial assets. Many senior citizens worry about their finances and are vulnerable to fraudsters… Read More

Participate in a Research Study of the Wireless Emergency Alert System

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with FEMA is having a Nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts! October 4th! We are inviting you to participate in a research study. The study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the… Read More

New Florida Law Requires Vote-by-Mail Ballot Request After Each General Election

Recent Change in Florida Law: Expiry of Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests According to the new Florida law, all Vote-by-Mail ballot requests now expire after each general election. This means that if you wish to vote by mail in the… Read More