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How Credit Unions Can Step Up in the Fight Against Elder Abuse

Credit Union Journal

  • October 29, 2019

Amy Flanary-Smith explained in Credit Union Journal what credit unions should consider working into their policies to deal with elder financial abuse, including with robocalls. 

Amy's op-ed described her grandmother's personal background with credit unions and a scare she experienced related to a financial scam. From there, Amy explained how credit unions "are uniquely positioned to lead the way in adopting policies and practices to help older adults avoid being victimized and become comfortable asking questions or seeking help when targeted." She then walked through several questions the financial institutions should consider for those policies and practices.  

You can read the full article here. Credit Union Journal is the nation’s leading credit union news resource, with an online audience of more than 47,000 readers.