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How Collecting Data Does Not Stop Financial Abuse Of Aging Parents

Financial abuse of elders is growing. This is not surprising! The Office of Financial Protection For Older Americans documents that banks and other institutions filings of "suspicious activity reports" quadrupled between 2013 and 2017. Elders among us are being victimized by predators of all stripes, starting with family members.  According…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
August 3, 2022
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Frustration For Families: Law Enforcement Isn’t Pursuing Financial Elder Abusers

Families are frustrated. When someone thinks a person is taking financial advantage of an aging parent, the public message is an urge to report to Adult Protective Services. APS, sometimes called by other names, is a local government entity tasked with investigating complaints about elders. They, in turn can report…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
July 27, 2022
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Great Resource Links

Alzheimer's Association - national voluntary organization dedicated to researching the prevention, cures, and treatments of Alzheimer's Disease. Includes information about the disease and available services. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support - online education, support, and resources for caregivers. Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Johns Hopkins - dedicated to researching the biological basis…
Mikol Davis
July 19, 2022