Financial abuse of seniors: It's Time to Face the Reality
Follow the three steps to combat elder abuse
Learns the signs
No one should ever pressure, force, or trick you into giving them money.
Learn how to protect yourself.
If you think you are experiencing financial abuse, ask for help.
Click here for a list of resources in your province or territory.
Prevent financial abuse of seniors: Learn more
Financial abuse is the most common form of elder abuse. Learn more about the different types of financial abuse, and how to prevent it.
Protect yourself from fraud & scams
- Fight fraud and protect your finances - National Senior Safety Week
- The Little Black Book of Scams (Competition Bureau)
- What every older Canadian should know about frauds and scams
- What every older Canadian should know about powers of attorney
- Credit card fraud (Department of Justice Canada)
- Door-to-door sales Fraud (Department of Justice Canada)
- Investment fraud (Department of Justice Canada)
- Lottery fraud (Department of Justice Canada)
- Protect yourself from scams and fraud (Office of Consumer Affairs - Industry Canada)
- Resources on identity fraud, debit card fraud, email and phone fraud, real estate fraud, and online fraud (Financial Consumer Agency of Canada)
- Fraud awareness and reporting (Service Canada)
- Identity Theft and You (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Guidance Documents)
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