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Articles, Videos, and Public Service Announcements on
Elder Financial Abuse
Below are articles to explain some of the different types of elder financial abuse. These articles depict just how devastating a predator financial attack can be for victims.
Occupational Therapist Checklist
The Center For Combating Elder Financial Abuse collaborated with Ms. Christine Rogers, a Doctor of Occupational Therapy Student at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Ms. Rogers shared her expertise to develop the Detection of Elder Financial Abuse Checklist.
The purpose of the checklist is to provide the field of Occupational Therapy with a tool to quickly assess if a patient is a possible victim of elder financial abuse. Early detection of elder financial abuse can save a victim from potentially losing their entire life savings and experiencing severe emotional distress. The Center is confident that Ms. Rogers’ work will lead the way in helping occupational therapists protect patients from elder financial abuse.
Click here to download the checklist.
Bloomberg Magazine: “Pension Poachers’ Are Targeting America’s Elderly Veterans”
Military Times: Ponzi scheme leader who preyed on vets sentenced to 10 years
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA): “What is ‘Pension Poaching,’ and How Can You Avoid It”
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA): From ‘Pension Poaching’ to Elder Fraud, No One Is Immune to Financial Scams
United States Veterans Affairs Vantage Point: AARP launches free online hub to help Veterans fight fraud
Wilkes-Barre, PA Times Leader: DMVA warns veterans of scammers looking to poach their military pension
Elder Financial Abuse and Suicide
Ms. Angela Stancik’s testimony on behalf of her late grandmother, US Senate Aging Committee, July 17, 2019: https://www.aging.senate.gov/