British Columbia edition
Financial abuse is the most common form of elder abuse in Canada. Financial abuse refers to theft or exploitation of a person’s money, property, or assets.
- Misusing a Power of Attorney
- Stealing a senior’s money, pension cheques, or possessions
- Committing fraud, forgery or extortion
- Sharing a senior’s home without paying a fair share of the expenses
- Unduly pressuring a senior to:
- Sell personal property
- Invest or take out money
- Buy alcohol or drugs
- Make or change a will
- Sign legal documents they do not understand
- Give money to relatives, caregivers, or friends
- Engage in paid work to bring in extra money
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