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EIU to Offer ‘Money Smart’ Program for Older Adults


Eastern Illinois University students will be offering an educational program Wednesday, April 30 focused on preventing common frauds, scams and other types of elder financial exploitation.

Students from the School of Business and the gerontology program will lead the discussion focused on information and activities identifying elder financial abuse. The one-hour program, titled “Money Smart for Older Adults: Protecting your Money from Fraudulent Activities,” will start at 6:30 p.m. in Room 2041 in Lumpkin Hall.

Free parking is available in the Booth Library parking lot, which is right off Fourth Street. The educational program is sponsored by the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences and First-Mid Illinois Bank and Trust, and it is free and open to the public.