An AARP CT EVENTS, Consumer Fraud Protection!

Friday August 23, double-header, on Gift Card ands Imposters Scams!

August 23
TIME: 9:50 am ET

TIME:  9:50 AM ET Byron Peterson, AARP CT Volunteer for the FWN 
Listen Live on the radio or by going to their website

TIME: 12pm ET 

TOPIC: IMPOSTERS SCAMS featuring sweepstake, charity, grandparent, celebrity scams and more! 

TIME:  12:50 PM ET

Watch live at 12PM ET on our AARP CT Facebook Page OR on AARP CT YouTube Page.  Go to the VIDEOS or POSTS to view live at 12PM ET or on demand after. 
You can also go to AARP CT YouTube Playlists to view the previous shows since January!   

We are looking forward to our next one in October that will focus on the other aspect of IMPOSTOR SCAMS – Government Imposter Scams – this will feature our network of professionals and volunteers to focus on SS, Medicare, Veterans and IRS scams just to name a few. 

A BIG THANK YOU to those who contributed to this segment:  Inspector Lauren Vumbaco (USPIS/DOJ), Kristen Johnson (BBB CT), Heather Cherry (AUSA), Chaplain Aida Mansoor (HIU/CEJC), Kristina Corbett (DCP) & Tia Murphy (AARP CT)


Here are some events that you can register for that focus on our Elder Justice education!

Registration is free and open to people of all ages and non-members. 

October 18, 2022
The Assumptions We Hold: Rethinking Commonly Held Beliefs among Elder Justice Professionals:

Join the Coalition for Elder Justice in CT (CEJC), AARP CT and attendees from around the country for this FREE, virtual symposium taking place on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 1:30PM ET.  This event is a collaboration between the CEJC and AARP CT to offer you professional development training and trending, global information from our esteemed speaking program.  This year’s symposium theme Inclusion, Integration & Innovation tackle issues on Ageism & Exploitation, Social Integration Impact on Health Equity, Successful Digital Inclusion Models and Consumer Insights Driving Innovation. Program is approved for (1.50) Continuing Education Credits and meets the cultural competence approval by NASW/CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.  This approval also is applicable for license renewals for CT LPCs, LMFTs, and licensed psychologists.  The Connecticut Nurses Association has also approved for 1.5 contact hours..

10/18/22 from 1:30PM – 3PM – Registration:


November 15, 2022
Protecting Veterans & Families by AARP CT: Military/veterans are 40% more likely to lose money than civilians.  Join AARP, the Federal Trade Commission and attendees around the country for this FREE, virtual session.  Veterans and their families often deal with unique challenges when it comes to consumer fraud protection, financial resilience and connecting to earned benefits. Providing support and education to those that serve them and to the population as a whole is vital to help them meet their needs. Presenters, Troy Broussard, Senior Advisor, AARP, Veterans & Military Families Initiative, Carol Kando-Pineda, Counsel, from the Federal Trade Commission to offer this training designed specifically for professionals working in the elder justice and veteran’s space. This session is approved for (1.0) Continuing Education Units by NASW/CT and Veteran Services.  It will meet the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.  This approval is also applicable for license renewals for CT, LPCs, LMFTs, and licensed psychologists. NOTE: CEUs available to Social Workers in states recognizing an NASW State Chapter CE approvals. Visit

11/15/22 @11AM – REGISTRATION: