CENTER FOR COMBATING ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE ®

We conduct extensive research and provide comprehensive training to individuals and organizations to help prevent and stop elder financial abuse.

New Articles and Videos

Please take a look at these news articles and videos to learn more about the different types of elder financial abuse!

Tech support scheme: Navy veteran warns of online security scammers that robbed him of his life savings

Tech support scheme: FBI warns of “phantom hacker” scam targeting seniors

Romance scheme: Widow recounts how romance scammer cost her everything, now she’s warning others

Fraudulent guardianships: Disgraced former Nevada guardian sentenced to serve up to 40 years

“Trusted” professional: Attorney Swindled Elderly Maryland Woman Out of $1.8M

Our Center is very happy to share the Financial Vulnerability Survey which was developed by the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology.  The survey consists of 17 questions and it provides older adults an assessment of how vulnerable they may, or may not, be to elder financial abuse. 

Dr. Peter Lichtenberg is the Director of the Institute of Gerontology and he is also a national expert in financial capacity assessment and financial exploitation of older adults. Our Center thanks Dr. Litchenberg for his efforts to develop the Financial Vulnerability Survey!  To take the survey, please click the button below!

The Center For Combating Elder Financial Abuse is very grateful for the four West Chester University students who conducted an internship with us this summer! Please take a moment to view both videos and learn insight from these great students on how to combat elder financial abuse!

OUR MISSION

Lead the way in protecting the elderly and their families from predators who commit elder financial abuse.

OUR VISION

Our vision is to provide educational programs on HOW PREDATORS OPERATE and also teach methods on how to detect and prevent elder financial abuse.

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