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Age Old Schemes Promising Miracle Cures

by Barbara Parrott McGinity, LMSW

Health fraud schemes are not old. You’ve seen the movie version of the snake oil salesman traveling the countryside selling his miracle cures. 462 more words

Scams And Fraudulent Business Practices

5 Reasons to Defeat Nursing Home Bill

 Health News Florida

By Brian Lee of Families for Better Care

Brian Lee, executive director, Families for Better Care

The historic “compromise deal” between the nursing home industry and the trial bar now in Florida’s Legislature may soon become Florida’s most epic fail for elderly nursing home residents.  577 more words

Financial Exploitation

Franklin Got the Mint - Susie Got the Shaft

Meeting with a mid-age female client this week was an eye-opening experience.  Her mother was still living and in a facility, and the daughter was in the midst of starting her life over again in her 50s.  578 more words

Dealing With Stuff

Grabbing the Purse–The Abuse of Dorothy Luck

Diane Wilson



Every time I read about another abusive guardianship case, I feel ill. I cannot help but wonder why Americans are not rising up in droves and calling their representatives screaming “Stop! 660 more words

Guardianship Abuse

Are you Vulnerable for Getting Caught in the Scammer's Net?

AARP recently released the results of a survey of adults age 18 and older titled Caught in the Scammer’s Net. They were researching which individuals are more likely to become a victim of Internet Fraud. 343 more words

Scams And Fraudulent Business Practices