It was there that Richard, his mother, and his siblings rarely left his side, spending 16 hours a day at one time making sure they were present for every meal and feeding. [00:14:14] Richard Lui: Thousands, and two to three thousand is a lot for these folks. Um, and um, talking about the story and to the extent that me and my family um, are willing to, to care for him. You don’t get that from watching one program on TV together. He is an automobile enthusiast and is … I'm Richard Lui, live at MSNBC headquarters with breaking news that we've been following all day here on MSNBC... [00:01:46] Will Johnson: Richard Lui has been a news anchor at MSNBC for 8 years. So they went down to the local police station, walk in there, the officer who is very kind said, “Mr. Right? [00:22:37] Frank Abagnale: No, just want to know where they were 50 years ago when I needed them. You are posting comments too quickly. No, that's not why we do this. You’d go and tell yourself, wow, this is very creative. Whoops! He said in an op-ed he grew up on welfare and almost flunked out of high school. Please enable Javascript in your browser and try So it tells me Will’s 80 years old, Will’s 70 years old, Will’s just 28, so all I have to do is go down and stop, I’ll check off this guy, he’s 86, I’ll check off this woman, she’s 92, and so again, this is the pro--, the problems with living in a too much information world, and the fact that the internet and you can get this information so easily. [00:17:18] Richard Lui: It’s an honor to be a caregiver, and don’t forget that. Richard Luiwas bBorn in 1972, into a low-income family; his father was a youth pastor turned social worker; whereas his mother was a former teacher turned stay-at-home mom. Frank, thanks for being here. Different groups, and I'd go and I'd say, "Dad, throw them all out. [00:13:50] Will Johnson: Richard’s mom eventually writes the scammers back and the letters slow down. My boss is a great journalist. That feels like almost one that’s been around for quite a while, but they’re thinking about new ways to trick us all, all the time. They tried to make, they tried to do something good. Prompted by Herodias, she asked for John’s head on a platter. And he’s writing checks to himself to get his monthly allowance, and still spending some of it, uh on these one or two dollar scams, the cash ones, and then the calls start to come in. Ask MSNBC anchor Richard Lui and he’ll tell you that his decision two years ago to devise a work schedule that enables him to split his time between … 101 Hilarious Elf on the Shelf Ideas to Keep Kids Jolly All Holiday Long, 200 Best Crock Pot Recipes and Easy Slow Cooker Dinner Ideas for the Family, 100+ Weight Watchers Recipes with WW Points to Help You Lose Weight, Which One of These 100 Diets Could Help You Lose Weight? So again, within a year they shut it down, cause my dad continued to do it. Comments: 0, Subscribe:   Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn. And as … Has this time with your father changed your perspective on Alzheimer’s? Richard Lui is sometimes criticized for his twisted background i.e. They thought of the goodness of people. So I think it’s kind of a nice story that Richard is showing you that you have to take interest in your parents and be involved in their life to make sure that they’re not taken disadvantage of. And I want to thank my cohost, the AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador, Frank Abagnale once again for joining us. She was the immediate agent in the execution of John the Baptist, who had condemned her mother’s marriage to Herod. [00:08:11] Will Johnson: And this was in a stack of mail he was bringing with different offers from various different groups? They met when he was a young pastor in Sacramento. 10:30 a.m. We met a week later and she revealed that she’s a remote caregiver, too, for her mom. [00:26:40] Will Johnson: If you’d like to get more information about caregiving and more resources about caregiving, you can visit AARP.org/caregiving. It’s amazing: When you think of big established media companies you would think they would be inflexible but they weren’t. There was an error in your submission. Aug 18, 2017 - MSNBC and NBC News anchor Richard Lui's career and caregiving collided while caring long-distance for his father. For someone who is older and retired, you know it's sort of the last people we want to hear about being scammed. Walk in your neighborhood. Ask MSNBC anchor Richard Lui and he’ll tell you that his decision two years ago to devise a work schedule that enables him to split his time between New York City and San Francisco to help care for his father, Stephen, who was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago, is more than a duty—it’s what he knows his parents would do for him if he were in the same situation. Once on the show page, click the "Subscribe" button to have new episodes sent to your phone or tablet for free. Len Cariou was born on September 30, 1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Leonard Joseph Cariou. www.aarp.org/volunteer. You'll start receiving the latest news, benefits, events, and programs related to AARP's mission to empower people to choose how they live as they age. Um, and she says, “What? He is an actor and writer, known for 22 Bullets (2010), Ruby & Quentin (2003) and Nos femmes (2015). Want to Avoid Repeating 2020 at All Costs? It looks as though you’ve already said that. [00:23:17] Jen Beam: Hi, Will, I’m good. He, he just loved it. Alright, Jen Beam, thanks again. He loves to tell me he loves me. Copyright law, as well as other applicable federal and state laws, the content on this website may not be reproduced, distributed, displayed, transmitted, cached, or otherwise used, without the prior, express, and written permission of Athlon Media Group. [00:10:08] Richard Lui: That, well, that’s right, they did. She manages the Fraud Watch Network Facebook page, Jen, how are you? My anger is that they’re going after these folks. So my, that’s after, that’s $2000 later. Whoops! and Mrs. Lui, I, I, you can’t do anything because you’re not forced to do this. He was formerly at CNN where he became the first Asian American male to anchor a daily, national cable news show. [00:11:52] Richard Lui: She was trying to say, look, see Steven? [00:20:01] Will Johnson: I feel a little more incognito because of my name, say than yours. And then for these groups to go after them, and take advantage of that trust? [00:04:47] Will Johnson: After that initial diagnosis and follow-up visits, Steven Lui continued to decline as the disease took over. Jimmy Kimmel Reveals His Family Traditions—and Yes, Elf on the Shelf Is on the List! But this group coming after somebody who is still fully functioning, and I don't believe it was Alzheimer's related in terms of why he was doing this. You can never see the original because you’d know it was all pasted up. He’s always loved getting these things, and Reader’s Digest and he’d order all these little knick knacks that were looked great in pictures but then you got it and it wasn’t anything like the picture. Among his many notable compositions are his 12 symphonic poems, two piano concerti, several sacred choral works, and a variety of solo piano pieces. And Aunt Fannie and my dad were close. Right. Uh, and then... [00:10:12] Will Johnson: Or in touch with your mom. They even went to the police station, um, with one of the stacks. What’s going on? [00:14:06] Will Johnson: Or not spent, but how much do you think they siphoned out of his account? He has been married to Heather Summerhayes since October 25, 1986. You don’t have to do that stuff anymore. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. [00:00:55] Frank Abagnale: Yeah, I think it can become that, that you start to believe in whatever it is that you're sending money in or you believe there's going to be some return promised you made by the people who are soliciting you. Eventually he became a social worker and she was a school teacher. Targets. [00:01:39] Richard Lui: And a very good evening to you. After she danced for Herod, he promised to grant her any wish. It’s that time of year when a lot of us are making vacation plans or have made vacation plans and are hitting the road in one way or another. [00:19:56] Will Johnson: They can just sort all those names out and choose all the ones that are 70 plus. Move from first to second gear, whatever gear we were in, we told him, he went in, the strange thing about the stereotype of this guy, my dad, being a man, was that he said, "Okay, sure, I'll go in and, and you know get tested." But the Luis’ story is about more than being scammed, it’s about Richard and his family’s dedication to caring for Stephen. TIPS:  If you think you’ve been a victim of a scam or would like to report fraud call The Fraud Watch Network Helpline at 877-908-3360. I’ve been thinking about why I chose to do this and I think it’s because it’s so obvious to me that my parents would do the same thing for me. Eventually it got to the point where he wasn’t even really doing mail as Richard Lui points out, but maybe even before it got really bad, and in some cases, people don’t necessarily even recall that they sent in a check already that week, and they might send in one every day. Refresh your page, login and try again. [00:26:38] Frank Abagnale: Will, it was great to be here. We just took him to his neurologist and the doctor told us that we’re probably in that average arc of a five-year-since-diagnosis arc of getting worse. So you have to do your research, and so even if you’re looking last minute, really be careful. Because his grandfather, an illegal immigrant, filed false paper son documents, Lui's real last name is Wong. Homer Gere is a son of Richard Gere and actress Carey Lowell. [00:14:18] Richard Lui: Not only in real, real terms, but also in from their frame of mind, right? [00:23:40] Jen Beam: Yeah, cause they think there’s new ways to book travel now, right? So when my father would come to me in the beginning of the scamming, it would be, "Richard, here's this pile," and by the way, I'm holding a figurative pile in my hand, right that's about four inches. "They are really trying to do that to you.". He is an actor, known for About Schmidt (2002) and Blue Bloods (2010). It is, if there is a group of people I would like to well, do stuff that I wouldn't do to other people, uh no matter how much I dislike them, for these groups to go after this generation, this age group, this, this age group were the ones that trusted everybody. [00:02:22] Will Johnson: Lui's father Steven was born in San Francisco. [00:08:23] Will Johnson: And so he replied to some of these? I was like, "No, um, times have changed. I’m not going to stand for that. [00:12:16] Will Johnson: You know, it’s hard enough for you and me to be on top of this stuff. Last summer, Homer spent a family vacation in Italy with his father and his then-girlfriend, Alejandra Silva, who also has a 5-year-old son from her previous relationship. Let’s see what’s out there, and you go and uh look around and you find a great deal and usually you’ll see the description that says, hey we got a last minute cancellation so we’re going to offer this half off this week, or definitely too good to be true prices and attached to just gloriously beautiful pictures, you know, like right on the beach, right on the lake. I can’t believe I got this to look this good. In this case, couple it with cognitive decline and it takes on sort of an added level of evil. She’s so bold and strong, she won’t say ‘this is tough for me.’ Still, who wouldn’t try to help their mother as she goes through one of the most difficult things in her life. [00:23:01] Will Johnson: Right. Frank’s been working with the FBI for over 40 years now, so all that’s behind him. You can easily do that by just right clicking on an image and clicking on Google Image Search and find more examples of where this property might actually be listed on the web. 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