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Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Abuse Growing into a National Crisis

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

Do you know what America's "dirty little secret" is? The hidden problem of elder abuse, according to the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL). Here's what you should know about this serious social problem.

How to Spot and Prevent Senior Financial Fraud

Jim T. Miller | Posted 08.17.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Spotting a scam or a con artist is not always easy to do. They range from shady financial advisers to slick-talking telemarketers to professional caregivers and relatives who steal from the very people they're supposed to be looking after.

Financial Abuse Of U.S. Seniors Is 'A Hidden Epidemic'

Posted 06.15.2012 | Fifty

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is launching new efforts to protect aging Americans from the rising crime of financial exploitation and abus...

Elder Financial Abuse Crimes Spike

Posted 10.01.2011 | Impact

Financial abuse robbed elder Americans of an estimated $2.9 billion last year, up 12 percent from 2008, according to a MetLife Mature Market Institute...