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AARP ElderWatch

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About ElderWatch

AARP ElderWatch engages hundreds of volunteers each year to help older consumers recognize, refuse and report fraud and scams. This website provides additional information and tools to help protect consumers against financial exploitation.


Report Fraud or

Financial Exploitation

1-800-222-4444, option 2

AARP ElderWatch Colorado is a program with the Colorado attorney general and AARP whose mission is to ensure that no older adults are left to suffer, alone and in silence, at the hands of those who exploit them. The program fights the financial exploitation of older Coloradans through education and outreach, data collection, and the providing of assistance. 

To request a scam education presentation for a group or inquire about volunteering in Colorado with ElderWatch email Mark Fetterhoff.


The Finances of Coloradans Ages 50+

Older Coloradans’ financial well-being today has been influenced by experiences and behaviors during the pandemic, according to a recent AARP survey.

Fraud and Identity Theft Are Concerns for Coloradans

AARP ElderWatch Survey: Fraud Experience and Prevention Among Coloradans 18+



Free Workshops

We are hosting free educational presentations to help you stay safe from frauds and scams. Sign up below or call our helpline at 800-222-4444 option 2. AARP ElderWatch is a partner of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. All events will be recorded and available for viewing after the event on our AARP ElderWatch Online Training YouTube Page.



Episode 1: Financial Care for Caregivers

Episode 2: Plan, Plan, Plan

Episode 3: The Big, Bad B Word


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