There are 40.4 million unpaid caregivers for adults age 65 and older in the US. Many don’t have professional training which can lead to elder financial exploitation. In this episode of the PFP Section podcast, Lisa Schifferle, with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans, provides tips and resources for how you can best guide your clients in these situations. She discusses the following topics:
Helping clients get up to speed with their duties
Supporting clients to avoid scams and financial fraud
Resources to make this experience clearer for clients
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