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Year-End Financial Checks to Detect Financial Abuse

By |2017-12-20T07:00:25-08:00December 20th, 2017|

As you think about your personal year-end accounting and financial tasks, consider ways that you might support the financial needs of elderly family members. It’s important that you maintain awareness about their financial situation. Here are a few tips that can help you uncover financial abuse. Financial To-Do List to Detect Elder Abuse Review Checking

Visiting Family for the Holidays? Look for Signs of Elder Abuse

By |2017-12-13T07:00:10-08:00December 13th, 2017|

Elder abuse can be a serious concern throughout the year. It’s an unfortunate fact that family members often don’t detect its warning signs. This is especially true for those who reside in a different city or state. Since the holidays usually bring families together, they provide a great opportunity to observe the situation.  During this

GreatCall: User-Friendly Technology for Seniors

By |2017-10-18T08:00:21-07:00October 18th, 2017|

As technology advances, many seniors feel sidelined by their incapacity to use it.  Fortunately, companies like GreatCall  make it easier for older generations to access current technology. The benefits can range from increased contact with family and friends, to improved safety and health. What is GreatCall? GreatCall is a San Diego-based company dedicated to creating

Why are Seniors at a Higher Risk for Financial Abuse?

By |2017-10-11T10:00:44-07:00October 11th, 2017|

The digital world has made it easier than ever for scammers to steal information and take advantage of unknowing victims. Most people understand that they should avoid phishing emails and telemarketing calls. But, there is one group in society that often falls prey to these scams: seniors. Older Adults are Often Targets for Financial Abuse

The Dangers of Recurring Credit Card Charges

By |2017-09-13T08:00:23-07:00September 13th, 2017|

Credit cards are great tools. But people of all ages need to be vigilant in monitoring monthly statements. Older family members are especially vulnerable to being charged either wantonly (such as an “innocent” recurring fee) or fraudulently.  These things add up, even into the hundreds or thousands of dollars over time. Small, Recurring Transactions Most

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