Tag Archive | elder fraud
For older adults living at home, a ringing phone is quite alluring. Even the FCC has failed to block the robocallers.
A few ways to lock down a loved ones finances.
This is a follow up to my last blog about being subpoenaed in an elder fraud case. Sadly, the commonwealth attorney and police detective both know that the woman stole money money from my client. At 91, she suffers from Parkinson’s but can walk on her own, feed herself (and help feed others), and you […]
It’s time we prioritized fighting back against those individuals that prey on older adults.
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 […]