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How to Spot Signs of Elder Financial Abuse This Holiday Season

This holiday season—as families gather to celebrate, give gifts, and create new memories—it’s important for those with elderly loved ones to remain alert to signs and symptoms of nursing home neglect and financial abuse. For those with an aging relative who lives in a nursing home, even a brief holiday visit provides an opportunity to watch for any evidence of economic exploitation.Scammers Read More >>

How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America’s Elderly – Elder Abuse – Bloomberg

A Bloomberg article, By author, Nick Leiber, entitled, "How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America’s Elderly", made the frightening, but all too true statement that, "Telephone pitchers, online scammers and even family members target the most vulnerable among us. And it’s about to get worse." Among several cases illustrated in the article, the first was of an 82 year old woman, Marjorie Read More >>