The Elderly , Scamming and Loneliness

Older people are often targeted by scammers. A report from the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies warned that the over- 65s are three times more likely to lose money to fraudsters than to be burgled. Professor Mark Button, director of … More

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Scottish Law Could Lead the Way by Treating Elder Abuse as a Hate Crime

Scotland could be one of the first countries in the world to treat abuse of the elderly as a hate crime. The Justice Minister, Humza Yousaf, advised that he was considering whether targeting victims because of their age should be … More

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