BE WISE, BE AWARE: PREVENT ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE
"…Financial abuse of the elderly costs as much as $2.6 billion a year, all the result of schemes and scams that range from simple auto repairs to complex life insurance annuities to sweepstake scams. Unfortunately the majority of people who victimize the elderly are not strangers at all."
"About 90% of elder abuse or abuse of disabled adults is perpetrated by family."
source:Documentary Film: Be Wise, Be Aware: Prevent Elder Financial Abuse
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