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Savvy Senior: How to protect seniors from scam phone calls

Dear Savvy Senior,

What tools can you recommend to help protect trusting seniors from scam calls? My 74-year-old mother gets tons of unwanted telemarketing and robocalls on her cell and home phone and has been duped out of hundreds of dollars.

Frustrated Daughter

Dear Frustrated,

It’s a great question! Scammers are always looking for new ways to dupe people out of money, and in the U.S., phone cal...