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.