Reps Afendoulis VerHeulen to host Senior Brigade Day

first_img19Mar Reps. Afendoulis, VerHeulen to host Senior Brigade Day State Reps. Chris Afendoulis and Rob VerHeulen today announced they will host a Senior Brigade Day to inform local seniors and their caretakers about different types of scams and how to protect against them.The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, at the Rockford Community Cabin, located at 220 N. Monroe St. in Rockford. Reps. Afendoulis and VerHeulen will be joined by Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford.“Unfortunately, seniors are all too often the main target of fraud and scam artists,” said Rep. Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township. “It’s important that we are all educated on the matter so that we can protect our family, friends and loved ones against dishonest behavior.”The Senior Brigade Initiative is designed to assist and inform seniors on financial and health care decisions and protect them against scam artists and other predators. A representative from the Attorney General’s Office will be in attendance to give the presentation.“Identity scams are avoidable and can be recognized if we teach people what to look for and what questions to ask,” said Rep. VerHeulen, R-Walker. “I am confident that these presentations will give our seniors more knowledge about these criminals so they can better protect themselves.”The west Michigan representatives said all seniors and their caregivers are welcome to attend and they look forward to meeting with the community on this important issue.For more information or to RSVP, contact Rep. Afendoulis’ office by phone at 517-373-0218 or via email at [email protected]### Categories: Afendoulis News,VerHeulen Newslast_img

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