Scam calls are frequent and call us over 20 times a day...Leo will entertain them and listen and he thinks it is funny to listen to them..then say NO and hang up..but it is taking up our PHONE MINUTES..and I cannot get him to understand that..Then scammers call and they say there are with the Government and we have won a grant...others call saying we missed jury duty and that there is a warrant for our arrest..and that we have to pay 1000.00 for each time we did not show up for jury duty...they have a number on the warrant...and then they advise to go get 1000.00 on your credit cards and send it to them...When I heard my husband talking I went over and they had convinced him he needed to pay.....he got angry ...with me..then calmed down....but later in the evening he went for a drive...when he came home and watched the news..the scam was on the news and he got so mad..about it...I said did you go and do something yesterday...did you get caught in the scam...he said YOU take care of you..and I take care of me..and he was yelling at me....so I don't know if he did or did not..I cannot keep doing this...I don't understand the disease...I want OUT!
Credit card security, home security, medical alert, HVAC maintenance -- all the things important to the elderly -- these companies call all the time. I'll have to look into the tele Zapper, pstiegman. The calls can become very time consuming. I have to answer the phone when my mother is away from it, which is usually when it rings. I listen to all, because they often give the option of removing the number from the calling list. Sometimes that works. Other times not.