= Listen to Ron's Interview with Judy Serino -
Providing Critical Education for Seniors on Fraud & Other Issues
As we get older, it becomes increasingly clear that one of the most important resources we need to thrive in our later years is information: clear, accurate, comprehensive information that helps us live safely, with dignity and security—especially as many of us age in place.
In today’s episode, Judy Serino, a Community Service Representative and Home Care Consultant for Home Instead, talks about her wide-ranging role providing critical information and education for seniors and their families—particularly about fraud prevention, but also about topics like immunity and disease prevention and dementia care. Fraud and scams have been a stubbornly persistent problem affecting seniors, and the damage they inflict seems to have gotten worse during the pandemic and its aftermath. Judy will identify some of the most prevalent scams and schemes—everything from romance fraud and gift card scams, “spoofing” phone calls, phishing and imposter scams. She’ll talk about ways seniors and their families can protect themselves from becoming victims of scams and resources that can help. A passionate senior advocate, Judy will also talk about other educational programs she provides to help people maintain a healthy lifestyle, as well as managing difficult tasks, such as dementia care for older parents.
Judy Serino is a Community Service Representative and Home Care Consultant
for Home Instead, a worldwide leading provider of non-medical companion and
personal home care services. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology
from Stony Brook University and has a Certification in Integrative Nutrition. Her
involvement in the senior community began when she became a caregiver for her
father, who suffered from Alzheimer’s. She serves as a Senior Advocate, providing
seminars on Dementia care, Senior Fraud prevention, as well as Nutrition,
Immunity and disease prevention.