Warning Signs of Elder Financial Abuse

Did you know that older Americans are at great risk of financial exploitation, such as fraud or identity theft? According to the National Council on Aging, the estimated cost of elder financial abuse and fraud can be up to $36.5 billion annually. Further, financial abuse against the elderly is frequently committed by someone they know [...]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

Today (June 15th) is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Designated by the United Nations (UN), WEAAD aims to bring global attention to the issue of physical, emotional and financial abuse against our aging population. The world is experiencing major demographic changes. Projections indicate that by 2050, the global population over the age of 60 [...]