SENIOR CENTER SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington Senior Center Issues Scam Alerts

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are two scam alerts published in this month’s Buzzell Buzz newsletter:

Medicare Scam Alert

It has come to our attention that there several people in our community that have been receiv- ing calls stating it is extremely important to con- firm your personal information in order to con- tinue your health insurance coverage.

Medicare or Medicaid would never randomly call you personally to make sure their information is correct.

This is just a reminder never to give out your social security number or any personal account information over the phone.

If you have any concerns, always feel free to contact the Senior Center at 978-657-7595.

Social Security Scam Alert

If Social Security should call you to report you are no longer able to use your Social Security card due to fraud and to call them as soon as possible—this is a SCAM. Please do not respond. In speaking with the Lowell Social Security Office, they have been receiving many calls of concern and share they would not call to cancel anyone’s card.

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