Browsing: Elder abuse


In observance of World Elder Abuse Day on June 15, the ABA Foundation today issued a press release with steps older Americans and their caregivers can take to prevent financial abuse, which is estimated to cost seniors $2.9 billion each year.


In observance of Older Americans Month this May, ABA today issued a press release warning consumers of impersonation scams — commonly referred to as “grandparent scams” — where criminals deliberately target older Americans by posing as family members or friends.


As technology evolves, state-level stalwarts such as elder financial abuse and foreclosure are now sharing the legislative spotlight with novel issues generated from the success of Airbnb, Uber and other “sharing economy” firms.