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What Can You Do to Protect Seniors

These are ways family members and home care agency caregivers can help protect their senior loved ones from the threat of scams, from the National Association of Triads, Inc. and Home Instead Senior Care.

Top Five Senior Scams

The top five senior scams and how they work, according to The National Association of Triads, Inc. and Home Instead Senior Care.

Senior Con Games

Stakes are high when criminals target older adults.

My brother lives with my mom, who has dementia. Now my brother won't allow me to see her and I'm fearful for my mom. It's a nasty situation - how do I confront my brother?

Question:  My mom has dementia and continues to live in her own home. My brother and I have a Durable POA. My brother has always lived with mom and dad. Now, dad has passed away. My brother, age 62, now collects his social security. He lives with mom and writes out payments for her expenses.…

Scams Often Target Older Adults

Scams often are geared to older adults with the intent to defraud them of money and even property. However, these scam artists often will stay away from older adults who have a support network. Make your presence visible in your senior loved one's life. If you can't be there, consider recommending to your older adults hiring a second set of eyes and ears such as a professional caregiving service.

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