Quit calling, please

September 22, 2013 

Our telephone numbers (residence and cell) are on the no-call list. Yet I keep receiving calls daily, and not just a few. On a recent Monday, would you believe, 12 calls disturbed us. Each had a different name, or no name at all, and all started: "Congratulations, you have won a free medical alert."

Now, my spouse is ailing and I am often busy taking care of his needs, and when the phone rings, I have to check the phone to make sure it's not his home care nurse or our doctor. I'll let you figure out how disturbing these calls are.

Does anyone know what can be done to stop these people from interrupting us? I'd appreciate any input.

Incidentally, during the time it took me to write these few lines, I received four calls. Maddening.

Jacqueline R. Peterson


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