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Addressing Financial Elder Abuse

Addressing Financial Elder Abuse

Should the bar for protective intervention be lower?

Over the course of two months, my colleagues and I discovered that three of our clients were the victims of financial elder abuse. All three clients showed signs of modest cognitive decline, but all had capacity and insisted on remaining independent and in control of their affairs. Even in retrospect, while some signs of potential exposure were arguably evident,


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