How Michelle’s Mom Became a Victim of Elder Financial Abuse

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Fraudsters, scammers, and predatory marketers target the elderly to con them out of money. You’ve heard the horror stories, but hope it won’t happen to someone you care about.

Michelle knew her mom’s finances needed safeguarding when she began showing signs of dementia. But it wasn’t until Helen was targeted by an experienced con artist that the family took stronger measures to protect her assets.

To bring attention to this important issue and warn others about the dangers that can lurk much too close to home, Michelle shared her story with our friends at True Link.

Hear Michelle and Helen’s story and get tips on how to protect your older adult from financial abuse.


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By DailyCaring Editorial Staff
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True Link is a financial services company committed to protecting vulnerable individuals, including seniors and adults with special needs, from becoming victims of fraud, scams, and exploitation. The company provides tools that can be self-directed or managed by family members, caregivers, or guardians. With True Link, you can detect suspicious account activity and block unwanted transactions, all while preserving an individual’s independence and protecting their assets.


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