Police: Shocking Abuse of 91-Year-Old Caught on Video

MYFOXNY.COM – Authorities in Jersey City have arrested a home healthcare worker and charged her with abusing an elderly patient. The arrest came after the family of the elderly woman suspected something was wrong after finding bruises on her. They recorded video of the alleged abuse captured via a webcam and Skype. A family member… Read More »

Warning Signs of Elder Financial Abuse

America’s vulnerable, graying population, and the concentration of wealth among older adults, has created a massive opportunity for fraud. Hard statistics are not available, but experts suspect that perhaps half a million elderly adults are ripped off by family members, lawyers and accountants every year, potentially taking $2.6 billion from infirm older Americans. The crime is known as elder financial abuse.

Estate Tax is One More Reason to Hate the Yankees

This is an excerpt from a clever piece written by an obvious Boston fan named Jim Moniz, who is president and CEO of Northeast Wealth Management, a Braintree, MA-based company that focuses on the needs of high-net-worth individuals and professionals. It underlines the importance of being aware of what Congress is doing (or not doing) regarding the estate tax–the tax on the privilege of owning stuff when you die–and how that might affect you and your loved ones.