Elder Abuse

Aging.gov: A New Resource for Older Americans and Their Families

Posted on: February 8th, 2016
More than 10,000 people turn 65 in the U.S. every day according to Aging.gov (http://www.hhs.gov/aging/), a new website recently launched by the Obama administration. The goal of this website is to act as gateway for older Americans...

Financial Elder Abuse Part II – A Coming Crisis

Posted on: October 8th, 2015
As an Elder Law attorney, one of the things I worry a lot about is how to help my clients protect themselves from – well – themselves. There’s no easy way to go about that because we all value our control over what we own, and most of us jealously guard our privacy about our finances . . . So what can you do about it?...

Financial Firms Roll Out Form Aimed at Stopping Financial Elder Abuse

Posted on: October 1st, 2015
With cases of financial exploitation of the elderly on the rise, advisors who work with older clients are looking for ways to head off the abuse before it happens. Enter the “Emergency Contact Authorization Form”...
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