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            Last week I was telling you how Joe got scammed.  He paid money to increase his odds of winning a Publisher’s Clearinghouse prize.  It was all a lie and he lost more than $22,000 which he wired to an overseas account.             His children were as upset about it as

      6 months ago I wrote about some common scams that target seniors. Here's another one that doesn't just prey on seniors but really on anyone who is struggling financially.       Joe received numerous phone calls from Publisher's Clearinghouse. That's the company that many of us remember because Ed McMahon was

     Human life expectancy in the past 100 years has been substantially lengthened as a result of advances in medical science.  However, as we know the quality of an extended life span isn’t always great.  Many people live with serious illnesses such as COPD, heart disease, cancer, Parkinson’s Disease etc.

            In the information age and with the explosion of technology have come fraud, theft and deception of various kinds.  Elder fraud is the act of targeting older adults by attempting to deceive them with promises of goods, services or financial benefits that do not exist, were never intended to

            More often than not, the calls we receive in our office concerning a long term care crisis are made by one or more of the adult children of the senior in failing health.  We ask whether there is a power of attorney in place which will legally permit a