Growth in Caregiver Crime

July 17, 2011

Authored by: Luke Lantta

Fiduciaries should familiarize themselves with signs that their clients are being exploited by caregivers, particularly where a fiduciary has had some role in selecting or paying the caregiver service.  As baby boomers advance in age, there is a reported rise in exploitation by those they have hired to care for them.  Commons allegations are undue influence, misuse of powers of attorney, and incapacity.  In the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Rankin explores the rise in caregiver crime.