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Can Your Aging Parent’s Live-In Partner Take Financial Advantage Of Your Loved One?

Dementia can disrupt even the coziest living arrangements between unmarried older adults. Cognitive impairment can set your aging parent up for financial manipulation. It’s very convenient for the live-in boyfriend or girlfriend to get into the partner’s bank account by coaching the impaired one to go the bank and take…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
November 15, 2021
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Warn Aging Parents About Vaccine Scams Preying On Their Fears

Warn Aging Parents About Vaccine Scams Preying On Their Fears Wouldn’t you know it? Scumbags are out there trying to steal from our aging parents, right in the midst of the frenzy to get vaccines for those who desperately want them. Thieves see the headlines and news items showing long…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
February 12, 2021
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Why Aren’t Our Aging Parents Getting The Message About Financial Abuse?

By AgingParents.com©2020 By Carolyn Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, AgingParents.com Cities and counties have educational programs. So do senior centers. Public information about financial elder abuse is offered by AARP.  And yet, we still have a $36B a year problem of money being stolen from elders.  All the efforts to educate seem…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
August 1, 2020
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Who Is Competing For Your Aging Client’s Attention and Dollars?

Competition for clients has always been there, but as investors age, something you might not have anticipated can happen. The vultures are out there.  Competition with you for their invested assets can become an increased threat when an older client’s judgment is compromised. With impaired judgment, they might fall for the “free meal” seminar, a…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
March 21, 2015
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The Worst Excuse For Not Protecting A Vulnerable Parent

 This one shocked me.   Here at AgingParents.com we've been hearing elder abuse tales for a long time, but I was stunned when I heard this. A family of 3 siblings has been worried  about their widowed father, who lives alone in the country. He is very comfortable, but not extremely…
Carolyn Rosenblatt
June 26, 2014
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Tax Scams and Your Aging Parents: Phone Scams Escalate During Tax Time

A new and fast moving telephone scam is targeting taxpayers across the country.  The Fraud Watch Network sent out a press release detailing how thousands of victims have already lost more than $1million.  Please caution your aging parents and others as well. Older adults are more likely to be victims of…
Mikol Davis
April 1, 2014