Tag Archive | elder fraud
In the past few weeks, I’ve been involved with three older adults who have been the victim of fraud and exploitation and it’s both fueling my commitment to serving older adults and whittling away my belief in humanity. It’s been distressing and discouraging on many levels. Every year, the National Council on Aging predicts that […]
Call screening services can help protect your loved ones from Imposter Scams.
I see reports about fraud in the family and am never sure who has the right stats. The National Council of Aging reports one set of metrics, and a recent report from AARP says that 75 percent of the abuse is committed by family, friend, or neighbor. Regardless of the figures, I hope that everyone […]
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 […]