Elder financial abuse a problem say bank workers

Almost half of Ulster Bank workers say they have witnessed a case of elder financial abuse. The figures are released to mark World Elder Abuse Day. More than 13,000 cases were referred to the HSE up to the end of 2013. Elderly Woman Financial abuse is the second most common form of mistreatment and is most often perpetrated by a family member. Advocacy officer for Age Action Justin Moran says the growing nature of the problem is worrying: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/41314/medium/”]

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