Learn how to spot and avoid common scams! Visit the AARP Fraud Resource Center.
by Gerard Rainville, AARP Knowledge Management, AARP Research, September 2009
AARP Closer LookSM is a quarterly nationwide survey program, commissioned by AARP, to understand the effect of social and economic changes in the health, finances, and livable communities of Americans age 45 and older.
As part of AARP Closer LookSM, a nationally representative sample of respondents age 65 and older completed telephone interviews. Results revealed some variability in the number of respondents that reported having experienced specific forms of waste fraud and abuse.
Key findings include the following:
The telephone interviews were conducted for AARP during July 23-August 9, 2009, among a nationally representative sample of 624 Americans aged 65 and older, including 112 Hispanics. For more information about this survey or AARP Closer LookSM, contact Gerard Rainville at 202-434-6295. (3 pages)
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