Protecting seniors with dementia

The Altamont Enterprise Regional - Examples of financial exploitation: someone cashing an elderly person’s checks without permission, misusing or stealing an old person’s money or possessions, coercing or deceiving an older person into signing a document like a…

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Elder Abuse in Facts and Figures

What is elder abuse? The United States Department of Health and Human Services defines it as “any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm…

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Phone Scams

Last month, I attended a presentation about identity fraud and scams. The presentation was timely, as I was consulting on two cases of phone scams. Both victims were elderly females whose spouses were still alive. The victims received…

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Skilled with forensics accounting

Democrat & Chronicle - As elder abuse continues to rise, people like Karen Webber, CPA, owner of Webber CPA, PLLC, are working to remedy the dire situation.  Webber sits on one of the 23 New York State Enhanced…

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