Elder Financial Abuse

Courtney DeSoto

“Experts say that it’s difficult to know exactly how many older Americans fall victim to financial abuse each year because much of the time, the crimes go unreported. What is well understood is that the financial exploitation of seniors causes significant economic losses—and not only for the elders themselves, but also for other family members, businesses, and programs.”

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