AG Offering Local Senior Crime Program

POTTSTOWN PA – Janene Holter, an agent representing the Pennsylvania Attorney General‘s Education and Outreach Unit, will give a Senior Crime Prevention University presentation May 11 (2016; Wednesday) beginning at 4 p.m. in the Calvary Baptist Seniors Club, 2096 New Schuylkill Rd.

May is observed as National Older Americans/Senior Citizens Month.

The “university” presentation covers real issues that affect older citizens daily, according to the Attorney general’s office. It provides information about dealing with unwanted phones calls, items in the mail and visitors at the door relating to charities, lotteries and home improvements.

Other topics of interest to seniors – such as estate planning, checks and money orders, Power of Attorney issues and banking issues – also are covered. Individuals will be able to identify a scam, and know how to handle it, after they attend this program.

The Office of Attorney General’s Education and Outreach specialists and agents regularly make presentations to schools, parents and community groups. Presentations are personalized to the audiences and can be given on a variety of topics including prescription drug abuse, social media, safe internet use and identity theft. These presentations are appropriate for ages 5 and older.

Any group seeking a presentation can contact the Education and Outreach unit by phone at 800-525-7642, or by email, here.