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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  • Scammers from across the world offer elderly resident winnings of ... - Bromley London Borough Council
    ... an effort to raise awareness of scams and doorstep crime and encourage neighbours, families and friends to look out for vulnerable residents...
    07/17/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Police zeroing in on elder abuse - Belleville Intelligencer
    Seniors are often also targeted for scams like the ... the biggest form of prevention.” If you suspect someone elderly or vulnerable is being ...
    07/15/2015 - 3:35 pm | View Link
  • Good news: we've all won the lottery - Canberra Times
    Good news: we've all won the lottery - Sydney Morning Herald
    07/14/2015 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: NCOA Advocates for Older Adults ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: NCOA Advocates for Older Adults - Reuters
    07/14/2015 - 11:21 am | View Link
  • Agencies join forces to protect the public from fraud in Jersey - ITV.com
    Many scams are happening over the phone, with ... want to educate people about the scammers tactics, in particular the elderly and vulnerable in ...
    07/12/2015 - 2:02 pm | View Link
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  • National expert praises Lincolnshire’s doorstep crime campaign
    Lincolnshire’s Operation ‘REPEAT’, trains professionals and carers of elderly and vulnerable people in what to look for and the advice they should be giving if they think someone is a victim of doorstep crime, rogue trading or scams. It is a ...
    07/29/2015 - 8:24 pm | View Link
  • Money seized from criminals used to fund Essex Search and Rescue hunt for Witham boy
    He was found the same day. Op Action, a project to protect elderly and vulnerable residents from scams, was also handed money taken from crooks. The scheme was given £8,603 earlier this year towards providing fraud victims with help and support and ...
    07/29/2015 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • Westland Man Arrested For Fraud In Sidewalk Repair Scam
    He was arraigned in 18th District Court Friday on one felony charge of embezzlement from a vulnerable adult and one felony ... [The FBI has compiled a list of commonly used scams that specifically target the elderly, HERE].
    07/29/2015 - 3:53 am | View Link
  • 10 scams to watch out for
    Louise Baxter, team leader of the NTSST says, "We really need the public to help us with this by being vigilant about mass marketing scams themselves, but also looking out for relatives or neighbours, particularly those who are elderly or vulnerable."
    07/28/2015 - 10:17 pm | View Link
  • Doorstep crimefighter praises a Lincolnshire campaign to protect the vulnerable from conmen
    Lincolnshire's Operation REPEAT trains professionals and carers of elderly and vulnerable people in what to look for and the advice they should be giving if they think someone is a victim of doorstep crime, rogue trading or scams. It is a joint project ...
    07/27/2015 - 6:34 am | View Link
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  • How to prevent elderly from becoming scam victims ...
    Elderly scams are the most common form of fraud. Here are some tips for caregivers to help their elderly parents avoid becoming victims of scams.
    07/29/2015 - 10:18 pm | View Website
  • Elderly and Vulnerable Adults
    Hugh James have years of experience in dealing with a variety of concerns which older people face including: estate planning – make the best use of inheritance tax ...
    07/29/2015 - 8:16 pm | View Website
  • Senior Consumer Complaints: Fraud Against the Elderly ...
    Each year, thousands and even millions of senior citizens find that they have become victims of various types of fraud. In the best scenarios, they ...
    07/29/2015 - 7:12 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
    07/29/2015 - 4:49 pm | View Website
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