Why Are Elderly More Vulnerable To Scams? Brain Changes

Age-related changes in the brain may make the elderly more vulnerable to financial scams.

Topics:  scams   brain   elderly more vulnerable   
  • New rules look to help elderly fraud victims
    “If we’re finding ways for these different people in different positions to be able to respond when they have legitimate reasonable concerns, that’s wonderful, because we’re going to have to find ways as a society to help protect those vulnerable ...
    02/19/2018 - 4:17 pm | View Link
  • Protecting the elderly from scams
    So many scams specifically target vulnerable older people. And, says Arkansas BBB President Janet Robb, no matter how smart you are, there are likely scammers out there who are more clever than you. “If you think you’re too smart for any of these ...
    02/9/2018 - 8:35 pm | View Link
  • Scam involving criminals posing as police officers targeting elderly in Sherborne area
    People who can be especially vulnerable to scams include older people and people with mental health problems, learning difficulties or dementia. "If you are a carer, relative, friend or neighbour of someone who is vulnerable you may be the only person who ...
    02/8/2018 - 5:51 am | View Link
  • How lotto scammers defraud elderly Americans and fuel gang wars in Jamaica
    It may sound strange to lump in lottery scams with weapons dealing and homicide ... In this illegal scheme, Jamaicans pose as lotto officials to convince vulnerable foreigners that they’ve won a big payout. To retrieve their winnings, the caller says ...
    01/31/2018 - 4:40 pm | View Link
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  • Elderly Scams & Senior Fraud: Protect Elderly From Fraud ...
    Learn about protecting an elderly or aging parents from scams, fraud, identity theft and financial abuse.
    02/15/2018 - 3:38 pm | View Website
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    Protecting elderly & vulnerable people from scams which come through the postal system and criminals who contact them by telephone. The National Trading Standards ...
    02/15/2018 - 3:57 am | View Website
  • Top 10 Senior Financial Scams | NCOA
    Learn about the 10 most common financial scams targeting seniors, including medicare & phone scams, and how to protect yourself from financial exploitation.
    02/15/2018 - 3:43 am | View Website
  • Elderly Fraud Scams: How They’re ...
    Those over the age of 65 are more likely to have lost money due to a financial scam than someone in their 40s. To help the elderly avoid becoming victims of fraud ...
    02/10/2018 - 9:18 am | View Website
  • Illinois Attorney General
    As the elderly population grows in Illinois and across our nation, protecting older citizens continues to be one of the most important responsibilities ...
    02/9/2018 - 1:27 am | View Website
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