Friday, April 26, 2013

Beware of Financial Abuse of Psychologically Vulnerable Seniors | Psych Central News

A new study advises clinical gerontologists to be aware that psychologically vulnerable seniors are at risk of financial exploitation.
Researchers at Wayne State University, in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, discovered financial exploitation of the elderly is on the rise.
This exploitation, which includes telemarketing scams, fake home repairs, fake check scams, identity theft and more, costs approximately $3 billion each year.


Beware of Financial Abuse of Psychologically Vulnerable Seniors | Psych Central News

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