Even though “Jenny” exhibited many of the established elder abuse risk factors, she did not become a victim of elder abuse herself. She possessed four qualities that helped her live at home alone, thrive despite disability, and remain abuse-free. Read more for how she was able to live life on her terms.
The FTC is disseminating information about a scam where scammers are trying to get social security numbers and money. The scammers claim the consumer’s social security number was linked to a crime and directed the consumer to withdraw money from their bank account. Find out what to do and how to protect yourself.
When one of the richest private-equity shops in the world bought the second-largest nursing-home chain in the United States, patients suffered.
Criminals, including scammers and greedy, desperate or drug addicted friends and family members, exploit and steal the assets of some 5 million seniors every year in America. 60% of the perpetrators are family members. The number of victims is increasing at such a rate that elder exploitation has become an epidemic.
Protecting yourself from fraud is more important than ever in this digital world. These tips can help you protect yourself from internet fraud, phone fraud, and nursing home fraud. Don’t clown around when it comes to protecting yourself from fraud.
How can seniors stop debt collector calls? You want to be honest. You want to pay what you owe. But what do you really owe? Read more to find out how an elder lawyer can help.