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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  • Ban pension cold-calls now, demand MPs: Call for 'urgent action' to stop the elderly handing over their life savings to fraudsters
    Pensions scams worth a combined £43.9million were reported to the ... Yvonne Braun, of the Association of British Insurers, said: ‘People’s life-savings must not be left vulnerable to scammers and con artists. With mortgages already protected by ...
    12/10/2017 - 11:36 am | View Link
  • Protecting the elderly, disabled from scams
    Welch, community engagement specialist with Adult Protective Services, works with others to protect vulnerable adults from abuse ... s Office informed the group of about a dozen or so about scams. He used humor, wit and straightforward speech during ...
    12/8/2017 - 11:19 am | View Link
  • How to spot if your elderly relative has fallen victim to a scam
    Elderly people are more vulnerable to fraudsters and may be too embarrassed to say they’ve been scammed. Here’s how to spot the signs. Scams are on the rise with recent estimates indicating there were 5.8 million incidents of fraud in England and Wales ...
    12/3/2017 - 10:11 pm | View Link
  • Maryland couple scams elderly man, steals $1.2 million
    Ana Molina, 51, and Javier Molina, 57, were convicted on Monday on several charges including theft and conspiracy to take advantage of a vulnerable adult. Ana was a housekeeper for Gustave Shapiro. Prosecutors with the Maryland State Attorney’s Office ...
    11/28/2017 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Phone scams of elderly ramp up for holidays
    This leaves them more vulnerable to financial exploitation ... The FBI reports that elder victims of scams often do not report telemarketing fraud. Law enforcement professionals acknowledge that the underreporting may be due to feelings of shame at ...
    11/27/2017 - 4:58 am | View Link
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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 ...
    12/6/2017 - 7:40 pm | View Website
  • WHO | Vulnerable groups
    Children, pregnant women, elderly people, malnourished people, and people who are ill or immunocompromised, are particularly vulnerable when a disaster strikes, and ...
    12/6/2017 - 10:58 am | View Website
  • Elder Abuse: Financial Scams Against Seniors | Nolo.com
    Financial fraud is the fastest growing form of elder abuse. Broadly defined, financial elder abuse is when someone illegally or improperly uses a vulnerable senior's ...
    12/6/2017 - 2:44 am | View Website
  • Elder Abuse: Financial Scams Against Seniors
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    12/5/2017 - 1:33 am | View Website
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Programs
    Elder abuse prevention programs covering elder physical abuse, elder emotional abuse, elder financial abuse and elder neglect prevention. Programs for elderly ...
    12/4/2017 - 4:15 pm | View Website
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