Financial Abuse Archives - Aging in Place

Leonard Baer, Esq. – Elder Law, Fraud, Financial Abuse – Smart Retirement Life

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, I’m joined thrilled to be here with Leonard Baer, an attorney whose practice focuses on elder law. Specifically, protecting seniors and their families from financial fraud and abuse. As a practicing attorney, he has been selected for inclusion in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a registry of the top 5% of all Attorneys … [Read more...]

The State of Elder Financial Abuse 2015

  The recently released research in the True Link Report on Elder Financial Abuse 2015 clearly shows what a rampant issue this form of elder abuse has become. This report reveals that older people lose twelve times more a year than the previously suspected $2.6 billion dollars ... a whopping $36.48 billion dollars per year is lost by those victims of elder financial … [Read more...]

Elder Abuse: A Silent Epidemic – Infographic

  Each and every year millions of older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Elder abuse statistics from the last few years show these people suffer great physical and financial loss as a result of this abuse. For some, the abuse results in their death. For many, the effects of the abuse will lead to death. Elder abuse is under reported, … [Read more...]