Category Archives: elder abuse

What can we do when financial abuse happens?

What can we do when financial abuse happens? The best approach is to prevent FEA from happening, because by the time it is recognised irreplaceable assets may have been lost. But once it is detected, what action can be taken … Continue reading

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What do we know about financial abuse?

The difficulties of defining Financial Elder Abuse (FEA) can make it hard to quantify. It is clearly under-recognised, as are all types of elder abuse. There are many reasons for this. Older people may not want to report that they … Continue reading

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Why does financial elder abuse occur?

Consistent with the complex nature of financial elder abuse (FEA), there are a range of explanations and it is impossible to put a finger on a single cause. Elder abuse of all types has been associated with older people’s relatively … Continue reading

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