The Brooke Astor Story: Hard-learned lessons that address elder abuse and financial exploitation

The Brooke Astor Story
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded January 18, 2018
Unit 1 The Brooke Astor Story Slide Deck
Unit 2 The Brooke Astor Story: Recording

The Brooke Astor story will be chronicled to address elder abuse and elder financial exploitation – and to showcase recent advances in elder justice.

Subjects covered in the webinar will include:

  • Needs of those who are in elders’ circles of support, if they are concerned about alleged or actual abuse
  • Power of Attorney (abuse)
  • Guardianship (reform) and supported decision making
  • Capacity screening
  • Undue influence
  • Poly-victimization, with a focus on how other forms of abuse are used to achieve financial exploitation 
  • Elder financial exploitation, and how it can be detected, arrested, and used to stop other forms of abuse, too
Additional Resources
Brooke Astor
2 months ago
A Personal Story of Elder Abuse and Advocacy: An Interview with Philip Marshall
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