News on Aging & Financial Health

Recent News Stories

‘Trusted’ Professionals Target the Assets of America’s Elderly

Oct 21, 2019 - Those who investigate elder abuse matters are discovering a new, shocking population of exploiters.

Brain activity has role in human aging and longevity

Oct 21, 2019 - According to a recent medical study, the level of neural activity in the brain directly links to lifespan.

Elderly getting scammed by their own family members—and one group wants to stop it

Oct 16, 2019 - The AARP offers an online training program named BankSafe to help train financial professionals to identify possible elder abuse situations.

Social Security cost-of-living increase to raise benefits 1.6% in 2020

Oct 10, 2019 - The Social Security Administration announced that benefits will modestly increase, but this amount is being challenged as too minimal to help those who rely on Social Security.

Former Wells Fargo employee swindled elderly man out of $800K

Oct 09, 2019 - Call center employee at Wells Fargo pleads guilty to charges stemming from posing as a financial advisor and stealing nearly one million dollars from an elderly customer.

Secrets your financial planner wants you to know

Oct 04, 2019 - Knowledge is the first step when it comes to taking control of your finances.