Elder abuse; New Hanover County Elder Abuse Awareness Month

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5:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Experts Gather in Wilmington to Discuss Eradicating Senior Fraud

Experts say remaining physically fit and healthy is a key component of resisting becoming a targeted fraud victim.

People over fifty account for about half of all consumer fraud complaints, and more than a third of identity theft cases. This is according to the Federal Trade Commission. And it’s why the Cape Fear Elder Abuse Prevention Network last week gathered almost two hundred area seniors to hear what Medicare coordinators, attorneys, bankers, and postal inspectors had to say about fraud prevention. For, the Cape Fear region is among the nation’s fastest-growing when it comes to Baby Boomers,

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Local
10:09 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Close family and friends are best protection against elder abuse

COURTESY: NIH

New Hanover County has designated June as “Elder Abuse Awareness Month.”

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