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What's being done to fight elderly abuse - FOX CT

What's being done to fight elderly abuse - FOX CT | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
Connecticut Better Business Bureau has joined the state’s battle against elderly abuse, as a member of the coordinating council of the Coalition for Elder Justice in Connecticut. “Financial victimi...
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Grandmother Loses Everything in Scam

Grandmother Loses Everything in Scam | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
More seniors are being financially taken advantage of by someone they trust. Even More disturbing is fewer people are reporting the crimes.
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Elder Justice: National Strategy Needed to Effectively Combat Elder Financial Exploitation

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Falling into Fear

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Falling is a frightening experience. Even after the body recovers, the fear can keep an elder paralyzed.
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A home care worker bilked a frail elder out of her life's savings of $350,000. | Aging ParentsAging Parents

A home care worker bilked a frail elder out of her life's savings of $350,000. | Aging ParentsAging Parents | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
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Top Ten Elder Fraud Prevention Methods

Top Ten Elder Fraud Prevention Methods | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
Beware of senior citizen scams. Over $40 billion is stolen from seniors every year! Here are ten things you can do to avoid elder fraud and beat the bad guys.
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CPI's MAPA® Training Aids in Reducing Violence in Elderly Care Wards | CPI

CPI's MAPA® Training Aids in Reducing Violence in Elderly Care Wards | CPI | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it

A 32-year veteran of the nursing profession has reduced patient anxiety, aggression, and violence through using the Management of Actual or Potential Aggression (MAPA®) training program.


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Senior Scams: Tips to Keep You Safe

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Article discusses the following senior scams: home improvement scams, telemarketing fraud, social security scams, and "the grand parent scam." 


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Help the elderly steer clear of the 'grandparent scam' - Cliffviewpilot.com

Help the elderly steer clear of the 'grandparent scam' - Cliffviewpilot.com | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it

Help the elderly steer clear of the 'grandparent scam'Cliffviewpilot.comThe Senior Fraud Education & Protection Program (FedUp) features an instructional video aimed at keeping unwitting victims from being separated from what may be their life...


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UCI gets $1 million to combat elder abuse in adults with dementia - MarketWatch (press release)

UCI gets $1 million to combat elder abuse in adults with dementiaMarketWatch (press release)The UCI geriatrics program's Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect is a pioneer in efforts to raise awareness and reduce the incidence of elder abuse.
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Phone Scam Targets Elderly Women - WOI

Phone Scam Targets Elderly WomenWOIby Jessica Daley Telephone scams aren't new, but a surge of them in Johnston has police trying to get the word out before any more people lose money.


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Elder Abuse / Seniors Canada

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Seniors Canada On-line provides single-window access to Web based information and services that are relevant to seniors 55+, their families, caregivers and supporting service organizations.
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Unveiled elder abuse monument a reminder of a hidden problem - Standard Speaker

Unveiled elder abuse monument a reminder of a hidden problem - Standard Speaker | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
Standard Speaker Unveiled elder abuse monument a reminder of a hidden problem Standard Speaker Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014: Andy Matsko/Staff Photographer Schuylkill Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance board members and Baut Studios unveil...
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FRAUD ADVISORY: Social Engineering Scams Target Social Security Beneficiaries | Office of the Inspector General, SSA

FRAUD ADVISORY: Social Engineering Scams Target Social Security Beneficiaries | Office of the Inspector General, SSA | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
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What Mental Health Practitioners Need to Know about the Elder Justice Act | American Society on Aging

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Protecting Elders From Financial Abuse

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The illegal or improper use of seniors' funds, property, or assets is reaching "epidemic proportions in this country," says a government official.
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Taking on Elder Exploiters

Taking on Elder Exploiters | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
Banks are partnering with the federal government to try to beat back the growing problem of family and paid caregivers bilking their vulnerable elderly charges.
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Hurricane Sandy, Charities, & Elder Scams

Hurricane Sandy, Charities, & Elder Scams | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
Phone scams rise after natural disaster. Get practical tips to help avoid elder fraud, plus ideas for finding trustworthy charities. From Caring.com.
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Top Ten Elder Fraud Prevention Methods

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"Help your parents fight back against elder fraud scams with these top ten senior citizen fraud protection tips. Teach your mother, father, or other..."


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Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the rise - YorkRegion.com

Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the rise - YorkRegion.com | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it

Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the riseYorkRegion.com6697 In November 2011, police announced a 33-year-old Markham man had been arrested in connection with a fraud investigation.


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Elder abuse: The approaching tsunami

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Many of San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Paul Greenwood’s victims are unable to articulate their cases in front of a judge and jury. This would be a problem for a lot of prosecutors, but it doesn’t faze Greenwood.
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Who are Most Likely to Exploit Seniors? | US Daily Review

Who are Most Likely to Exploit Seniors? | US Daily Review | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
That's why the Investor Protection Trust's Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation (EIFFE) Prevention Program has already trained more than 3,000 U.S. medical professionals who deal everyday with older ...

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How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Abuse

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Abuse | Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation in our communities | Scoop.it
... professionals, social workers, adult protective services, law enforcement officials, elder law attorneys, academics and others found that about two-thirds of those surveyed deal with elderly victims of investment fraud/financial exploitation.

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