Register now for NCUA’s May 18 webinar on elder abuse
ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 1, 2023) — In recognition of Older Americans Month, the NCUA is partnering with the AARP and the CFPB to host a webinar that addresses how society views and talks about financial crimes against older adults.
The webinar is titled “Reframe the Shame: A Conversation About Financial Crimes Against Older Adults” and will be held on Thursday, May 18, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern. Registration is now open for this webinar.
AARP will discuss how society views and treats victims of frauds and scams, the language used when discussing frauds and scams against older Americans, and the detrimental impact it may have on this population, especially when reporting financial crimes. The NCUA and CFPB will share best practices and resources available to raise awareness and reduce the potential for financial crimes against older adults.
- Kathy Stokes, Director, Fraud Prevent Programs at AARP
- Kate Kramer, Policy Analyst, Office of Older Americans, CFPB
- Tammie Corbin, Financial Literacy and Outreach Analyst, NCUA
Vice Chairman Kyle S. Hauptman will provide opening remarks for the webinar.
The webinar will be close captioned, and there is no charge to attend. Participants will be able to log in and view the webinar on their computers or mobile devices using the registration link. They should allow pop-ups from this website.
Participants can submit questions during the presentation or in advance by emailing WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The email’s subject line should read, “A Conversation About Financial Crimes Against Older Adults.” Please email technical questions about accessing the webinar to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 124 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.