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How can you tell if your new online connection is a criminal? Learn the red flags of a potential scam. This month also shares a healthy fun recipe- learn how to make your own pizza!

Crimes of the Heart: Online Romance Scams Inflict Devastation

By Kathy Stokes

Kathy Stokes is the Director of Fraud Prevention Programs, in the AARP National Office. As head of the AARP Fraud Watch Network, Kathy is responsible for educating older adults about protecting their assets from scams and fraud.

Pizza and Serving Sizes

The Works Pizza

Courtesy of Cooking Matters

Stokes, K. 2023, Healthy LIVING while Aging! (2023-02), Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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Also of Interest:

Reducing Your Risks of Crime Victimization in the Community
This fact sheet contains information on victimization in the community and how to reduce the risks of the crime by understanding possible dangers when walking/shopping, using a purse, keys, etc.
Lindsay, A. 2001, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-01-13

Associated Programs

Two adults hike along a walking trail

Healthy Aging

The Healthy Aging strategy offers physical activity and nutrition education, and health promotion to seniors throughout Nevada. With funding from the Nevada Division of Health and Human Services Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), Healthy Aging programming provides skills that support making healthy eating choices and encourage an active lifestyle.