Protecting Elders From Financial Abuse
Investors can call for free advice and guidance on how to protect themselves and loved ones against financial abuse and scams on November 10, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time. Kiplinger is coordinating with national organizations such as the Financial Planning Association FPA and the National Adult Protective Services Association to answer questions. (On the same day, the AAII Investor Conference, which is not affiliated with this call-in event, opens for registration on November 10 at 10:00 a.m. Western time in Las Vegas. The opening ceremony is at 11:15 a.m. Western time.)
Investors can call one of three numbers.
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General finance questions can be directed to 888-227-1776. Experts from the FPA will explain how to check out financial advisers, offer steps for protecting yourself against financial fraud and discuss how to start a conversation about elder investment fraud.
Medical questions can be directed to 888-303-0430. Health care professionals will talk about mild cognitive impairment. They will give information on how to recognize warning signs and suggest referral routes for additional screening.
Financial abuse questions can be directed to 888-303-3297. Adult protective services professionals will provide strategies for staying independent. They will also provide information on the most common ways older adults are financially exploited and give methods for preventing abuse. If you suspect abuse is occurring, these professionals can offer guidance on how to protect yourself or a loved one.
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