Health and Wellness

Caregivers' Circle

Stephanie Erickson

Caregivers’ Circle – How to Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse from Family Members and Others

How can we protect ourselves and our aging relatives from financial abuse?  What are the risk factors of being financially exploited?  What are some behaviors that serve as warning signs that a senior is at risk?  What are the steps individuals can take to protect themselves or to intervene if abuse is suspected?  Ben Neiburger, Illinois-based Elder Law attorney and author of Brighter Skies: How to Navigate the Elder Care Process discusses all of these points on this week’s Caregiver Circle.

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