Banks across the country are training their employees on red flags in bank account activity that would suggest exploitation of an elderly person's finances. Some of the red flags include a change in the method of bank activity and a new signature on cards and deposit slips. Sometimes, this training is implemented as a part of Elder Abuse Awareness Month. We hope that all banks in our state will follow suit and provide training for its employees to protect against financial elder abuse!
This post is a version of a story we originally brought to your attention several years ago, but is, unfortunately, still very relevant today. Please read this article to learn more about advocating for the rights of our state's senior population!