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Gov 202/606-5000 Title V This program operates in all five boroughs and is available to people age 55 and older. In 1999 the annual income limit was $10,065 for a single person, $13,565 for a couple. The program provides subsidized part-time em ployment in not-for-profit organizations such as schools, hospitals, day care centers, senior centers, libraries, and museums. The jobs include clerk-typist, receptionist, custodian, teacher’s aide, kitchen aide, orderly, and secu rity guard. The jobs pay minimum wage for four hours a day, five days a week.
Seniors tend to be open and courteous to strangers. This gives swindlers time to ingratiate themselves and gain the victim’s confidence. 2. Most seniors enjoy a friendly chat on the telephone. Again, this gives swindlers time to gain the victim’s confidence. Preventing Abuse and Crime 43 3. Many seniors, especially widows, have cash assets that are not being managed productively. Swindlers know how to pressure their victims into spending or “investing” idle money. 4. Seniors often fear they will outlive their savings or be unable to pay for emergencies.
Many seniors, especially widows, have cash assets that are not being managed productively. Swindlers know how to pressure their victims into spending or “investing” idle money. 4. Seniors often fear they will outlive their savings or be unable to pay for emergencies. Swindlers know how to play on this fear and convince seniors to “invest” in nonexistent moneymaking schemes. 5. It takes time to understand and evaluate new infor mation, especially financial information, and to know what questions to ask.