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Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

  Protecting the elderly from financial abuse.   How to watch out for scams targeting the elderly.

 Host Keith Shortall was joined by:

Denis Culley, attorney from Legal Services for the Elderly,

Seth Blodgett, detective with the Maine Attorney General's Office

Gail Richardson President/CEO of Midcoast Federal Credit Union

Lincoln County News Article about Fraud And Exploitation Of Elders

Consumer Reports Article - Protecting Mom and Dad's Money

Toll-free Senior HelpLine - Call anytime, any day for help -   1-800-750-5353

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.