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Financial Exploitation: Safeguarding Your Money and Property

Older adults are more likely to experience financial exploitation with 1 in 5 older Americans being victims of financial abuse.  It is a threat to the health, safety, dignity, and independence of older adults, but there are steps you can take to prevent it from happening to you. 

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging has developed helpful information and resources including signs to look for, how to know if you are at risk, and legal tools to use if needed. 

This publication outlines tips for older adults to understand what financial exploitation is, how they can find out if they are at risk, steps to take to avoid financial exploitation and more. 

Follow this link to explore ways you can safeguard your finances.

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