The holiday season is a time of celebration. However, during this time of the year, scams targeting older adults may be more prevalent. The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) features the following resources to help support older adults who are victims of financial exploitation—
–Developing an Elder Abuse Case Review Multidisciplinary Team in Your Community
–U.S. Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative
— Elder Abuse Resource Roadmap
–Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Scammers demand gift cards
— Visit the Elder Abuse/Mistreatment page on our site and the Elder Abuse Special Feature section of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service site for more information and resources.