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Does Your Staff Know the Red Flags of Financial Exploitation?

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Nearly five million older Americans are abused each year, creating an estimated $36.5 billion annual loss for victims. Financial exploitation occurs when one person misuses or takes the financial assets of a vulnerable adult for his or her benefit. This happens most often to adults who are elderly, disabled or …

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Elder Financial Abuse Meeting Notice

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In April 2016, the 109th Tennessee General Assembly passed Senate Joint Resolution 678. SJR 678 directs the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability to conduct a study of financial exploitation of vulnerable adults relative to personal financial transactions within banks and other financial organizations. SJR 678 directs the Tennessee Commission …