Professionals’ role in preventing elder financial abuse

Professionals’ role in preventing elder financial abuse

Posted Posted in Queensland Law Society Proctor Magazine

by Katerina Peiros, ATI, Hartwell Legal, and Christine Smyth, ATI Professionals should take an active role in protecting the elderly to minimise financial abuse from their relatives. The demographic of the Australian population is changing — life span is increasing and with it there is an increase in the proportion of the population called “aged”.1 Of those between 80 and […]