Prepare to Care: A Resource Guide for Families was developed by AARP to help make the job more manageable. Here’s how to obtain a free copy.
Call our free helpline if you or a loved one suspect a scam
Sign Up for Free 'Watchdog Alerts'
Look Up and Report a Scam in Your Area
Video: AARP's Fraud Fighters at Work
AARP survey finds many people get 7+ calls a week
Here are some key phrases you should look out for
Tips to block anonymous calls to your phone
Fraudsters pretend to call from an AppleCare Center
FTC flooded with complaints, as reported losses rise
In the News
Prosecutors describe defendant's crimes as 'particularly despicable'
People 60 and older are often the target and suffer the highest losses
Phony nonprofit targeted adult living complexes and defrauded Medicare of thousands
Desiree Boltos fabricated stories and used her children as pawns in her romance scams
Research says some good personality traits can create vulnerabilities
FRAUD RESOURCE CENTER
Learn how to spot and avoid common scams
Celebrity Impostor Scams
Debt Collection Scams
Debt Relief Scams
Dietary Supplement Scams
Gift Card Scams
Government Grant Scams
Health Insurance Scams
Home Improvement Scams
IRS Impostor Scam
Medical Identity Theft
New Medicare Card Scam
Online Pharmacy Scams
Online Shopping Scams
Public Wi-Fi Scams
Social Security Scams
Sweepstakes and Lottery Scams
Tax ID Theft
Tech Support Scams
Time-Share Resale Scam
Veterans Charity Scam
Members save 15%-20% on tickets to select shows.
Exclusive savings for members at the AARP® Travel Center Powered by Expedia.
Start Getting Your Member Benefits Today!
Get the Most From Your Membership
Continue Enjoying Your Member Benefits!
Enter address, city, state, or ZIP code.
Driver Safety (0)
Tax Aide (0)
Entertainment & Dining (0)
Healthcare & Insurance (0)
Financial Services & Insurance (0)
Member Local Offers (0)
Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you.
Get tips and resources to protect yourself from fraud and see the latest scam alerts in your state.
Members save 15% on in-store purchases of frozen yogurt, treats and apparel.
Exclusive program for members from The Hartford.
AARP members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.
You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply. Please return to AARP.org to learn more about other benefits.
Your email address is now confirmed.
Manage your email preferences and tell us which topics interest you so that we can prioritize the information you receive.
Explore all that AARP has to offer.
In the next 24 hours, you will receive an email to confirm your subscription to receive emails
related to AARP volunteering. Once you confirm that subscription, you will regularly
receive communications related to AARP volunteering. In the meantime, please feel free
to search for ways to make a difference in your community at