Every year in the United States, thousands of elderly people are targets of fraud—in the worst cases leaving them homeless and impoverished after losing a lifetime's worth of savings.
Professionals have a name for it: elder abuse.
And as the massive "boomer generation" approaches their 60s and 70s, the problem is likely to increase geometrically as millions of elderly Americans face challenges ranging from financial exploitation to outright physical abuse and neglect.
Advocates say that the country is . . .
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