One in ten older adults are victims of elder mistreatment each year. Many of them are injured physically, devastated emotionally, and hurt financially. But there is another large group of underserved people also suffering along with the elder abuse victims -- the friends and family who offer support. More →
Date(s) - 01/09/2018
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Elder financial exploitation costs victims, families, governments, and businesses more than $2.9 billion annually and affects millions of older adults. Every legal advocate needs a basic understanding of what financial exploitation is and how to recognize, prevent, and respond to it effectively.
Participants in the webinar, Legal Basics- Elder Financial Exploitation, will obtain a basic understanding of the following, along with helpful action tools:
- Types of elder financial exploitation and its extent & cost;
- Victim characteristics;
- Detection tools;
- Action steps & ethical issues; and
- Remedies and system change opportunities.
Webinar participants will also receive a Chapter Summary, detailing the presentation. The Chapter Summary will be available at ncler.acl.gov.
Closed captioning will be available on this webinar. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webinar start time.
- Charles Sabatino, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
- David Godfrey, Senior Attorney, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
The webinar will take place on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 at 11:00 am/2:00 pm PT/ET.
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Case consultation assistance is available for attorneys and professionals seeking more information to help older adults. Contact NCLER at ConsultNCLER@acl.hhs.gov.