Elderly at Risk for Financial Exploitation

According to a recent study, one in 18 older Americans falls victim to financial fraud annually. So how are millions of older adults exploited each year? Scammers target the elderly using a number of tactics. They prey on emotions, pretending to be family members in need, they claim to be part of a legitimate organization, and the list goes on.

Talking to an elderly loved one about their financial affairs can be difficult, and often times people overlook their elderly loved one’s inability to manage their own financial affairs.

If you suspect your elderly loved one may be at risk for financial exploitation contact us today, our general legal team has years of experience handling all types of elder law matters, including durable power of attorneys, living wills, health care proxies, and estate planning.