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Elder Financial Abuse [Infographic]

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Financial abuse is a frustrating reality that afflicts many in the elderly community. Most cases go unreported and can be perpetrated by different parties, from the senior’s trustee to their close family and friends. Elders suffering cognitive impairments are the easiest targets, but more than two million mentally sound seniors are also victimized every year.…

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Elder Financial Abuse: Who’s to Blame?

Nursing Home Blog

When elder abuse and neglect hits headlines, it’s generally assumed that it involves a nursing home or some especially horrendous case of physical abuse administered by a caregiver. Less commonly thought about is elder financial abuse, which is a growing social, medical and public health issue. The National Center on Elder Abuse says that one…

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