Why Are Elderly More Vulnerable To Scams? Brain Changes

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

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  • Targeting the elderly in phone scams
    You get so incredibly angry at the kind of person who could prey on one of our more vulnerable members of society ... Mom’s mental condition and how I could protect her from future scams. Fortunately, there happens to be plenty of information on the ...
    03/14/2017 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Second elderly Burlington woman defrauded, one man charged
    Halton Regional Police’s Vulnerable Persons Unit in Burlington said it had charged ... More details about frauds, scams and counterfeit merchandise are available by contacting the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center at 1-888-495-8501 or www.antifraudcentre ...
    03/13/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Targeting scams that prey on the elderly and vulnerable
    Scams Awareness Month starts today (Friday July 1) and Sussex Police are highlighting how this type of fraud can cause suffering to the elderly who are often targetted. In Sussex, those over 65 are especially at risk from fraudsters. Some people are being ...
    06/30/2016 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • Sen. Susan Collins says elderly Mainers particularly vulnerable to scams
    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, who chairs the Senate’s Special Committee on Aging, has heard countless stories about scammers targeting seniors. Just this week, she said some even tried to target her 88-year-old mother. “She was prepared … but I worry ...
    02/17/2016 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • Elderly vulnerable to internet scams
    An Auckland lawyer believes the increased accessibility of the internet is putting our elderly population at risk of financial ruin. Law firm Stainton Chellew believes seniors are becoming more vulnerable from sophisticated internet scams and fraudsters ...
    11/24/2015 - 1:18 pm | View Link
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  • Elder Abuse: Financial Scams Against Seniors | Nolo.com
    Elder Abuse: Financial Scams Against ... Many elderly victims are often too ... Scammers target elders that they perceive to be vulnerable -- those that are ...
    03/22/2017 - 8:18 pm | View Website
  • Stopping someone vulnerable from being scammed
    Stopping someone vulnerable from being scammed. Scams are schemes to con you out of your ... Vulnerable people and scams. Stopping someone vulnerable from being scammed;
    03/20/2017 - 5:21 pm | View Website
  • What makes older adults vulnerable to exploitation or abuse?
    What makes older adults vulnerable to exploitation or abuse? Eun-Jin Kim Assistant Professor Department of Human Sciences Tarleton State University
    03/19/2017 - 11:53 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.
    03/18/2017 - 3:58 pm | View Website
  • Why Older People Are Vulnerable to Fraud, and How to ...
    Older people who are active investors and who prefer unregulated investments may be more susceptible to investment fraud, a report published Thursday by ...
    02/17/2017 - 6:53 pm | View Website
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