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Elder Investment Fraud

Margaret W. Baker, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Nursing
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • List key factors that increase an older person’s vulnerability to elder investment fraud and financial exploitation.
  • Describe common financial exploitation schemes and practices.
  • Describe when to and where to refer patients deemed high risk for appropriate sources for assistance.

[From the Winter 2012 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]