Financial Abuse of Elders – The Role of the Police

Friday, February 18th, 2011

At a recent neeting of the Estate Planning Council of Toronto, Jan Goddard (of Jan Goddard and Associates, a boutique Toronto law firm specializing in estates and elder law) and Police Constable Patricia Fleischmann (Vulnerable Persons Issues, Community Mobilization Unit, Toronto Police) spoke about “elder issues”.  Jan focused on Powers of ...

Watch Out For Scammers: Protect Your Parent’s Money And Assets.

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Unfortunately, it is most often seniors who are targeted as victims of a scam. Criminals target seniors because they believe that seniors are lonely, lack family support, are old, vulnerable, and may have health-related issues such as Alzheimer's disease. The RCMP say that seniors are particularly susceptible to telephone fraud ...