Title

Protecting Our Parents: Can Science Help?

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry; Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center

Date

2-21-2014

Document Type

Blog Post

Disciplines

Clinical Psychology | Health Services Research | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

High-profile schemes to defraud the elderly of their lifetime savings have headlined top newspapers and tabloids alike. As crime rates -- and vulnerable populations -- increase, the scientific and legal communities must pool our ever-increasing knowledge and resources to protect elderly family members.

Comments

Citation: Price, B., Pivovarova, E., & Edersheim, J.G. (2014). Protecting our parents. Can science help? Huffington Post, uploaded on February 21, 2014, bit.ly/elder-fraud or http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bruce-h-price-md/elder-fraud_b_4826666.html.

At the time of publication, Ekaterina Pivovarova was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.