Tag Archives: Elder Financial Abuse

What is Financial Elder Abuse?

Financial elder abuse is one of the many forms of elder abuse that can occur. This type of elder abuse often occurs when the senior citizen is in a vulnerable state. For instance, many times the aging population due to failing health must obtain a power of attorney over their finances and financial decisions. The…
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Attorney Allegedly Takes Advantage of Two Elderly Sisters Finances

An attorney from Newport Beach allegedly takes advantage of two elderly sisters. The attorney goes by the name Peter Nitschke, he is 45 years old. Mr. Nitschke met these two ladies at a Church they all attended in Laguna Woods. The attorney offered to assist these two ladies with their finances associated with the sale…
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Elder Financial Abuse Statistics

Our society is being affected by the maltreatment of senior’s emotional and physical wellbeing, as well as the financial abuse of senior citizens in our communities. According to the Metlife Study of Elder Financial Abuse, “over a three month period from April through January 2010, the National Center on Elder Abuse media reports revealed approximately…
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