National Call-In Protecting Elder Americans from Financial Abuse

Protecting Elder Americans from Financial Abuse

National Call-In
Thursday, November 10, 2011
9:00 a.m. ET to 6:00 p.m. ET (In California, the Call-In begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.)

Protecting Elder Americans from Financial Abuse
Free Advice and Guidance on How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones Against Investment Swindles and Financial Abuse.

One out of every five citizens over the age of 65 have been victimized by a financial swindle. Of particular concern are seniors with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who can perform most daily functions, but have trouble or become confused when it comes to managing their finances.

In collaboration with several national organizations, Kiplinger is coordinating a toll-free nationwide call-in service for individuals seeking advice.

From 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, November 10, members of the Financial Planning Association, National Adult Protective Services Association and health care professionals will answer your questions.

General Finance Questions
888-227-1776
Call the above number to speak with an expert from the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) about your family’s financial security. You can get answers to general financial questions, get help identifying financial professionals
that put your interests first and learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from financial fraud. FPA professionals can also help you start a conversation about money with your adult children or older parents to
help prevent elder investment fraud and financial exploitation.

General Finance Questions
888-227-1776
Call the above number to speak with
an expert from the Financial Planning
Association® (FPA®) about your
family’s financial security. You can get
answers to general financial questions,
get help identifying financial professionals
that put your interests first
and learn how to protect yourself and
your loved ones from financial fraud.
FPA professionals can also help you
start a conversation about money with
your adult children or older parents to
help prevent elder investment fraud
and financial exploitation.

Medical Questions
888-303-0430
Call the above number to speak with
a health care professional about
medical issues such as mild cognitive
impairment (MCI) that can impact
an older person’s ability to make wise
and safe financial decisions and can
increase their vulnerability to elder
financial abuse and exploitation. The
health care professionals can help
you recognize the warning signs of
vulnerability to financial abuse in
yourself or your loved ones and suggest
referral routes for further medical
screening.

Financial Abuse Questions
888-303-3297
Call the above number to speak with
an adult protective services (APS) professional
about elder financial abuse
and strategies for keeping yourself or
your older loved ones independent.
You can get information on how to
recognize the most common ways that
older adults are financially exploited
and methods for preventing elder
financial abuse. APS professionals
can also help you take the proper
steps if you suspect that a loved one
is currently being financially abused
or exploited.

This call-in service is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for individualized medical, law, business, accounting or investment advice which takes into account the details of your situation or condition.

Always seek the advice of your lawyer, physician, accountant or other qualified professional regarding your individual situation or condition.

For more information on the Call-in, visit InvestorProtection.org.

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