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Money Smart for Older Adults
March 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Elder financial abuse is a common and costly problem. Conservative estimates suggest that elder financial abuse results in at least $2.9 billion a year.* Elder financial exploitation can result in the loss of the ability to live independently. It can also result in a decline in health, broken trust, and fractured families. Money Smart for Older Adults is designed to provide you with information and tips to help prevent common frauds, scams and other types of elder financial exploitation.
*MetLife Mature Market Institute. (June 2011). The MetLife Study of Elder Financial Abuse: Crimes of Occasion, Desperation, and Predation Against America’s Elders. Retrieved from https://www.metlife.com/assets/cao/mmi/publications/studies/2011/mmi-elder-financial-abuse.pdf.