More than 5 million American seniors are abused each year, according to a recent report from the U.S. government. And the problem is believed to be widely underreported, with only 1 in 24 incidents brought to the attention of authorities.
Elder abuse ranges from physical and psychological abuse, to neglect, abandonment and fraud. Perpetrators of elder abuse include family members, crooked business people, and predatory individuals.
Learn what you can do now to prepare legally, financially and emotionally to secure your aging loved one’s future, and read up on the finacial changes to watch for as family members age.