The FBI did a presentation in November for AARP that had some valuable information that can help older adults. In working with seniors now, I often seen many of these scams played out and work to undo and recoup money that has been siphoned away through exploitation. The majority of senior scams start when the […]
Changes in our brains as we age make us more susceptible to fraud.
Financial fraud is stealing $36 billion from our elders every year. So often, they don’t recognize it or they are too ashamed to tell family members for fear of repercussions. The Equifax breach is just one more in a long line of complications. One of the things you might do for yourself and your loved […]
Some forms of elder abuse are so subtle you might not notice them if you don’t know what to watch for.
Learn about the common scans devised to prey on seniors. Having charities lead the list is surprising, but true.
I feel that the early phases of dementia bring some of the hardest things to navigate. Things get lost, misplaced, or hidden really well, and it can be incredibly frustrating as well as humiliating to the person who is missing their phone, keys, purse, or wallet. With no short-term memory, it’s hard to rely on […]
Individuals with mild cognitive impairment can often still make solid decisions.