Elder Abuse

5 Scams Aimed at Baby Boomers

If you’re visiting your mom or dad and see an excessive amount of junk mail, take note: Your parent might be a prime target for fraud. “If your parents’ mail is filled with sweepstakes notifications, free gift offers and more magazines than they could possibly read, chances are good they’re on a ‘sucker list,'” w...Read More

Elder Abuse: Signs, Types, and Tips for What YOU Can Do

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, elder abuse, which primarily occurs at home, may take several forms.  The perpetrators are often family or other household members or paid caregivers.  Some forms of elder abuse include… PHYSICAL ABUSE: a willful infliction of physical pain, injury, or restraint. Signs may include: Bruise...Read More

Elder Abuse – A Tough Issue

We “After Fiftiers” are in an interesting position. As Boomers age, the number of people aged 65+ continues to grow exponentially. The majority of those subjected to elder abuse are 65+ – so as we Boomers age, we’re more likely to become victims. At the same time, many Boomers find themselves in the position of caregiver to ...Read More

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