The Federal Trade Commission will host a day-long forum on May 7 to hear from stakeholders on ways to reduce senior identity theft and mitigate the effects when it happens. The in-person meeting in Washington also will be accessible via the Web.

The forum is free and open to all. Pre-registration is not necessary but encouraged, by mailing name and affiliation to Written materials also can be submitted in advance. Panel discussions will cover different types of identity theft such as tax and government benefits, medical care and long-term care.

Invited panelists will include representatives of the World Privacy Forum, Jewish Council for the Aging, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, AARP, U.S. Administration on Aging, Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, American Bar Association, and security vendors ID Experts and Green Dot Corp., among others.

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