How Financial Planners Can Fight Elder Abuse

How Financial Planners Can Fight Elder Abuse

As our population continues to age, so we must continue to fight elder abuse. The most common kind of elder abuse is financial abuse, and the good news is that professionals like financial planners can help to identify and fight elder abuse. Why are the elderly...
What Are the Risk Factors for Elder Financial Abuse?

What Are the Risk Factors for Elder Financial Abuse?

Elder financial abuse is a significant and growing issue, and one way to prevent it is to be aware of the risk factors for elder financial abuse. This is especially important as we are living longer, while greed does not seem to be a declining in any way at all. What...
Elder Self-Neglect: How To Prevent It

Elder Self-Neglect: How To Prevent It

While we may hear about how elder abuse is a growing issue with growing community awareness, and rightly so, an issue which we may not be so aware of is elder self-neglect, and yet it is a considerable concern. If we want to safeguard our loved ones and care well for...
Financial Elder Abuse Prevention

Financial Elder Abuse Prevention

Financal elder abuse prevention is important, and becoming more so. Family elder financial abuse is a sad but true fact of our society. With an aging population, it is an issue that is not going to go away anytime soon.  So what is elder financial abuse and what can...
Betrayal: Family Elder Abuse

Betrayal: Family Elder Abuse

Family elder abuse happens a lot more than we think or than we anticipate.  When one man lost his life savings to his daughter, he just joined the ranks of many other elderly who have been abused and betrayed by family. Family elder abuse is often happening to those...
Preventing Elder Abuse

Preventing Elder Abuse

Violence, neglect and cruelty against older, vulnerable people is always ugly, but is preventing elder abuse possible? After hearing story after story you’d think that possibly someone could become a little desensitised to the abuse. But actually hearing and...