My grandfather spent a lifetime of service, from raising foster children, to sponsoring refugees, to rebuilding post-cold war Germany. A smart and compassionate man, it was in his 90s that my family discovered he was being financially exploited.
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.
After a lifetime of working and saving, our parents shouldn't have to fend off fraudsters trying to siphon their funds. But financial exploitation of older adults is happening with increasing alarm, officials say.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Thursday that a coordinated federal effort has been put in place to address the devastating and increasing problem of elder financial abuse.
Hey there blog readers, Jenn here from the communications team. In this week's blog post I want to call your attention to some great free events that are coming up on all things financial.
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