Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed a bill that will criminalize elder abuse, setting penalties ranging from misdemeanors to felonies.
An AARP survey found that 17 percent of American adults 50-plus know a family member or loved one who has lost money to a scam.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed an AARP-backed bill that will create a registry of people convicted of elder abuse.
Financial Abuse of Older Adults: AARP and American Bankers Association Foundation Partner to Tackle Growing Problem
Growing numbers of older Americans, especially those with cognitive impairments, are at risk for financial abuse.
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