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Protect Yourself From Scams

Pro­tect your­self from scams.  Get to Senior Scam Jam, Thurs­day, August 9th 8:00 — 3:00 at the Pond Stu­dent Union Build­ing on the ISU campus.

Learn about:

  • The Top 10 Senior Scams
  • Medicare Fraud
  • Reverse Mort­gages
  • Abuse of Vul­ner­a­ble Adults

Morn­ing Sessions

8:00am – 9:00am Reg­is­tra­tion and Visit Resource Tables

9:00am — Open­ing Cer­e­monies:  Emcee Brit­tany Borghi, KIFI Chan­nel 8

9:20am 9:40am — Morn­ing Keynote Address:  Bill Deal, Direc­tor, Idaho Dept of Insurance

9:40am –10:0am
Preda­tory Lend­ing
                    Mark Dahlquist, Pocatello Neigh­bor­hood Hous­ing Services

10:00– 10:15 – Break

10:15 – 11:00 Break­out Ses­sions – Choose One of Four Sessions:

                    1. Top 10 Scams Tar­get­ing Seniors
                    Luke Erick­son, Uni­ver­sity of Idaho Extn Office

Or:       2. Medicare Fraud and Ques­tions
                    Susie Stricker and Krista Robin­son, SHIBA

Or:       3. Veterans Fraud
                    Deb­bie Har­mon, State Vet­er­ans Ser­vice Offi­cer, Office of Vet­er­ans Advocacy

        Or:        4. Scam Smack­down
                     Beve Bryant, Bet­ter Busi­ness Bureau, and
Lonny Tutko, Office of the Idaho Attor­ney General

11:00– 11:15 – Break

11:15 — 12 Noon  Break­out Ses­sions – Choose One of Four Sessions:

  1. Top 10 Scams Tar­get­ing Seniors
                    Luke Erick­son, Uni­ver­sity of Idaho Extn Office

Or:       2. Medicare Fraud and Ques­tions
                    Susie Stricker and Krista Robin­son, SHIBA

Or:       3. Investment Fraud
                    Patri­cia Highley, Idaho Dept. of Finance

Or:      4. Foreclosure/Real Estate Fraud
                    Sha­lynn Pier­son, Home­less & Hous­ing Coali­tion of SE Idaho

12:00 — 1:00pm     Free Lunch
After­noon Ses­sions 
1:00 — 1:45pm

Break­out Ses­sions – Choose One of Four Sessions:

  1. Top 10 Scams Tar­get­ing Seniors
                    Luke Erick­son, Uni­ver­sity of Idaho Extn Office

Or:       2. Medicare Fraud and Ques­tions
                    Susie Stricker and Krista Robin­son, SHIBA
Or:       3. Reverse Mort­gages
                    Mary Boyd, Pocatello Neigh­bor­hood Hous­ing Ser­vices
Or:      4. Abuse of Vul­ner­a­ble Adults
Susan Cron­quist, Area Agency on Aging
1:45 – 2:00 - Break

2:00 - 3:15    Gen­eral Ses­sion with all atten­dees
2:00 - 2:30   Iden­tify Theft
                      Angela Jensen, Idaho Legal Aid 
2:30 — 3:00   Local Police Pre­sen­ta­tion
                      Dianne Brush, Pocatello Police Department

3:00– 3:15    Clos­ing Cer­e­monies and Prize Drawings

Event col­lab­o­ra­tors
    Partners for ProsperityPocatello PD

 

 

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