20 percent of Americans over the age of 65 have been the victims of financial fraud, totaling more than $2.6 billion in fraud per year. Seniors repeatedly fall prey to financial fraud, the fastest growing form of elder abuse. Find out what you can do now to protect yourself and your aging loved ones.
Even with today's medical miracles, it's a real possibility that you or your spouse could become incapable of handling your own medical or financial affairs. Designating one or more individuals to act on your behalf can help ensure that your wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated.
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