World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

From the WISER website (Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement)  – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: June 15, 2016 was announced.

According to their website: “Every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors”.

For more information go to  The site has an excellent page of Financial Elder Abuse Resources and eight briefs dealing with elder financial abuse prevention/exploitation.  Each brief covers a different topic.

In previous articles I have written about financial exploitation of the elderly and other issues facing our elder population.

I invite you to go to my website ( to read a few of these previous articles:

  • Fraud and Aging
  • Another Person’s Money
  • The Scoop on Home Health Agencies
  • Takeaways from the White House Conference on Aging
  • Denver-A Dementia Friendly City
  • Living Past 100


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About Attorney Barbara Ann Dalvano

Attorney in Denver, Colorado with extensive practice experience in the areas of Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Business Succession Planning, Probate, Contract Law.

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