Fraud and the Elderly
In a perfect world, selfless children would be a daily presence in the lives of their elderly parents and family. But whether it is a child or a neighbor, we all need to be vigilant to look out for one another. Take time to check in on those that can no long take care of themselves.
If you have a parent or grandparent that is socially “isolated” and vulnerable, and it is not practical to have family members visit regularly, at least: (1) call often; and (2) consider using a paid companion. When selecting such a companion, nothing takes the place of using a reputable company that gives training and background investigations for its staff.
That being said, today’s sad story is from an article on how bad actors may try to take advantage and steal real estate from the defenseless.
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