A SPECIAL COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND TRAINING EVENT BROUGHT TO YOU BY
ELDER FINANCIAL PROTECTION NETWORK AND WESTERN PAYMENTS ALLIANCE
“Working together to PREVENT ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE on
the Central Coast of California!”
Monday, November 3, 2014
San Luis Obispo City/County Library Community Room, 995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo
8:30 am to 12 noon.
Registration: 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Keynote/Welcome Address: District . . . → Read More: Train-the Trainer Event: Working together to PREVENT ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE on the Central Coast of California!
Working Together to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse
Community Education Roundtable
Monday, November 3, 2014
8:30 am – 10:15 am
San Luis Obispo Library
995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Concerned about elders in your life? Want to learn more for yourself? This free community education event will address current financial scams and fraud that targets older adults and what can . . . → Read More: Working Together to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse – San Luis Obispo Library
Older Americans Month 2014
Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions and provide them with information to help them stay healthy and active. This year, we are focusing on injury prevention with the theme Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.
Older adults are at a much higher risk of unintentional injury . . . → Read More: Older Americans Month 2014: Toolkit
Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles
Let’s Do the Problem Justice!
The Center at Cathedral Plaza
February 6, 2014, 7:45 am – 4:00 pm
Center at Cathedral Plaza
555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
10th ANNUAL SUMMIT ON FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY
Call to Action 2014 brings together seniors with professionals representing financial institutions, law enforcement, social services, elder . . . → Read More: Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles
CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults
Remarks of Gail Hillebrand Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Financial Fitness Fair featuring the release of Money Smart for Older Adults in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2013
June 13, 2013
Thank you General Cooper, Secretary of . . . → Read More: CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults
FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched a new financial resource tool, Money Smart for Older Adults, to help older adults and their caregivers prevent elder financial exploitation across the country. The newest addition to the . . . → Read More: FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation
FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans
The Federal Trade Commission testified before a U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee about consumer protection issues facing older Americans, including the agency’s efforts to combat fraud and its education and outreach efforts to help seniors protect themselves.
Testifying on behalf of the Commission, Acting Director Charles Harwood of . . . → Read More: FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans
Setting our targets on elder financial abuse
Originally published on the CFPB Blog, see http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/setting-our-targets-on-elder-financial-abuse/.
CFPB Blog post by Skip Humphrey
Yesterday, I testified in front of Congress about the work we’re doing for older Americans and wanted to share directly with you what we’re up to, as well. This work is incredibly important to me – and our Office for Older Americans . . . → Read More: CFPB – Setting Our Targets on Elder Financial Abuse
California Launches Innovative New Senior Protection Web Site
A new consumer protection Web site was launched for California seniors, who have traditionally been prime targets for con artists.
The California Department of Insurance (CDI) is hosting the new Web site www.seniors.ca.gov to educate seniors and their advocates and provide helpful information about how to avoid becoming victims of personal or financial . . . → Read More: California Launches Innovative New Senior Protection Web Site
Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans
Over Half of Experts Say Seniors Do Not Have Right Resources to Pick Financial Advisors; Most Effective Ways to Stop Victimization Seen as Face-to-Face Education and Help.
Investment fraud and financial exploitation targeting older Americans is a major problem today and most seniors do not . . . → Read More: Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans