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How to Identify, Prevent and Report Elder Abuse

elderly man sitting in chair with cane

Let’s talk about Elder Abuse, particularly Elder Financial Abuse. Though not a commonly talked about subject, it is sadly commonly occurring. The NCOA (Nation Council on Aging) estimates that approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some form of elder abuse, and one study estimates that only 1 in 14 cases of abuse are reported to the authorities.