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Caregiver Training Videos

Investment Seminar Scams

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

Seminar fraud and scams are everywhere and the majority of these events present sales materials that are exaggerated, misleading and unwarranted. This video will open your eyes to the crafty techniques scammers are...

Elder Fraud: Advice for Charitable Giving

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

We don't often think of fraud when we think of charity - but unfortunately there is fraud in charitable giving. It's important to know if our donations are going to safe reputable organizations and that our credit...

Most Frequently Used Scams - Elder Fraud Series

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

Seniors are not the only ones who are victims of scams, but unfortunately they are often considered easy targets. Scammers are always coming up with new ways to deceive people for their personal gain. In order to...

How to Avoid Lottery, Sweepstakes and Prize Scams

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

We've all heard the saying "If it's sounds too good to be true - it probably is." But for many, the temptation is too great - especially seniors. Learn more about the many lottery, sweepstakes and prize scams...

How to Avoid Tax Scams Targeting Seniors

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

Tax scam fraud is one of the many potential scams that are surfacing and targeting our older population. Because of respect and sometimes fear of the IRS, many seniors are quick to listen and do what the scammer is...

An Age for Justice: Confronting Elder Abuse in America

This video reveals the ugly truth about Elder Abuse - produced by the Elder Justice Now Campaign - this tells the personal stories of families and individuals whose lives have been turned upside down by elder abuse. Abuse happens in many ways -...

Financial Abuse of the Elderly (Subtitles in Spanish)*

Fraud involves deliberately deceiving victims with the promise of goods, services, or other benefits that are nonexistent, unnecessary, never intended to be provided, or grossly misrepresented. Older adults can be susceptible to frauds that involve...

Top Ten Tips for Reducing the Risk of Becoming the Next Victim of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse can be difficult to recognize and prove because victims are often overlooked, ignored, disbelieved, or simply abandoned. With over a decade of experience as an elder abuse prosecutor with the San Diego County District Attorney’s office, Paul...

Silence Isn't Golden

Elder abuse is one of the fastest growing crimes of the century, and it is going to be one of the most serious problems facing the criminal justice system. This video follows real-life sheriffs and lawyers investigating and prosecuting elder abuse, and...

Don’t Be the Victim of a Con

Older adults are often victims of cons against the elderly and they are often targeted by experienced con artists. In this video, Deputy Atherton reviews how cons happen and what older adults can do to avoid them. He talks about actual scams in San...

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