Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Trusted Individuals Often Culprits

By Michael Gill, CSA®, CFE Helping seniors isn’t my only passion; I’m also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). As such, I’ve studied issues about financial exploitation of the elderly. It’s heartbreaking when vulnerable seniors are defrauded, yet we’ve all seen it happen. The question of who commits these fraudulent acts is one that I’d like to...
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A Brush with Periodontal Disease

Periodontal (or gum) disease is an inflammation of the gums that, if left untreated, can lead to permanent damage of the bones and fibers that protect your teeth. Seniors should be aware of the three stages of gum disease. Gingivitis: In this stage, the gums become inflamed due to a buildup of plaque along the gum...
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AGE of Central Texas Hosts 4th Annual, Free Williamson County Caregiver Conference on September 23rd

The free event helps to ease the challenges of caring for an aging family member by providing unpaid caregivers with relevant information and vital resources.  AGE of Central Texas will host the 4th annual Williamson County Caregiver Conference on Saturday, September 23rd, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center. ...
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