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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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