The 3 key areas The Elder Financial Safety Center focuses on are Prevention, Protection and Prosecution.
Addressing concerns relating to inadequate income and excessive debt, as well as frauds and scams through:
- Employment Services
- Financial Counseling
- Benefits Assistance
- Money Management
- Insurance Counseling
- Frauds & Scams Advocacy
- Debt Management
- Income Tax Assistance
For vulnerable older adults commonly exposed to financial predators by ensuring that there is a court authorized guardian of the person and/or the estate and regular monitoring for every older adult determined by a court to be incapacitated.
For cases involving the exploitation and abuse of older victims through a special unit of the District Attorney’s Office dedicated solely to investigating and prosecuting financial crimes against older adults.
In addition to providing these services, the professionals of The Elder Financial Safety Center are dedicated to educating other organizations and financial institutions on frauds and scams and how to recognize when a loved one or a client is being scammed or exploited.