Again and again, we hear stories in which older adults have been exploited by unfair, deceptive and abusive practices - Power of Attorney abuse, for example. Often these crimes are perpetrated by the victim's own family, caregivers or another trusted individual. Our speakers will provide information on advances in combating the hidden epidemic of fraud and scams and other forms of exploitation that target that target older persons. They'll address this pervasive issue in our society, providing tips on how to prevent, identify and report financial exploitation.
Sr. Program Analyst, Office for Older Americans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Elder Abuse Special Assistant, San Francisco District Attorney's Office