If you receive a phone call or an email from an unknown source trying to get donations, contact the Office of the Attorney General
to make sure that the organization is legitimate. Every nonprofit organization must register with this office.
Finding the answers to questions about elder issues can sometimes be confusing. The Office of the Attorney General has a statewide, toll-free telephone hotline to assist individuals on a wide range of elder issues.
Call this hotline at 888-243-5337 or for TTY service call 617-727-0434.
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