Digital Life of Seniors
Criminals target Senior Citizens who engage in online activity using social media platforms, web streaming services, or even simple acts like email correspondence. Learn why our elders are targeted, and how they can be protected from these attacks. This course will cover the steps that can be taken to protect your digital identity and clean up your digital footprint to avoid becoming a victim of elder fraud.
Why senior citizens are targets for online scams?
Understanding why we are susceptible to scams
The various types of scams
Know how to protect your elders
We work closely with your team to outline the needs that will guide your long-term vision, and we support the journey with change management strategies.
We advise you on both individual and team change-management strategies and make sure voices are heard in order to foster accountability and encourage change throughout the organization.
We help you measure employees’ attitudes and behaviors, delivering a data-rich fact base that describes your current state that translates into measurable goals.
Our expertise is grounded by our own track record as well as the experiences of internal and external partners and practitioners.
The Effects of Digital Life of Seniors Training
Course Material Promotes
Awareness and strategies for identifying online scams and avoiding malware.
Awareness of new scams and what are the objectives behind these scams
Techniques that can be used to thoroughly research various types of email correspondence and profile identities for authenticity.
Everyone: Because this affects everyone!
Educational Institutions: (High Schools/Colleges/Adult Continued Ed Programs, eLearning Institutions)
Professional Entities: (Non-Profit, Law Enforcement Agencies, HealthCare Facilities, Humane Service Centers, Government Agencies, Corporate America)
Informal Education: (Museums, Nature Reserve/Wildlife Conservation Facilities)
Why Is It Important?
Individual: It affects the ability of senior citizens to comfortably participate in online events and activities.
Group: It affects the family members who help the victims of elder fraud.
Company: The potential negative consequences if the attacks cross from personal to professional.
Local Impact: How these attacks affect online community events for elders.
Worldly Impact: The overall financial impact on elders worldwide from these scams.
66% of all known groups carrying out cyber attacks used spear-phishing emails.
65% of U.S. citizens ages 50 to 64 use Facebook.
Cyber-attacks cost U.S. citizens over $56 billion annually.
In 2020, 105,301 people over the age of 65 were scammed in the U.S.