Elder Financial Abuse: A View from the Front Lines

Seal, Catherine A.
January 2014
Voice of Experience;2014, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p1
The article discusses elder financial abuse (EFA) and ways on how to prevent it. Topics discussed include the Elder Financial Abuse June 2011 study of insurance company Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (MetLife) which shows that EFA is estimated to amount to $2.9 billion annually, effect of EFA to elders in terms of financially, psychologically, and physical decline, and the use of daily money management programs for older people to better manage their finances.


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