ElderAngels, Inc - P.O. Box 981258, West Sacramento, CA 95798 Phone: (415) 284-1160 (916) 372-8556 Fax: (916) 372-8554Elderangels@aol.com
What is undue influence?
Undue influence is when a person in a position of trust coerces a vulnerable elder into giving away or loaning money or property - either directly, or thorough a trust, marriage inheritance, or adoption.
Frequently Asked Questions
I suspect my elderly parents are being financially abused. What should I do?
I filed a police report, however I am being told this is a civil matter. What do I do?
What is a sweetheart scam?
What is Adult Protective Services - or APS?
What is “elder abuse?”
What is a conservatorship?
What does ElderAngels do?
What can I do to help ElderAngels?
How do abusers accomplish undue influence?
By promising the elder to take care of them for the rest of their lives.
By lying to the elder that no one else cares about them.
By isolating the elder from social contact with other family members, friends, and society.
By intercepting the elder’s mail, phone calls, and visitors.
By worrying the elder with the fear that they will lose their house and be placed in a nursing home.
By manipulating the elder’s food intake or medications so they become weak and complaint.
By threatening the elder with harm, neglect, or abandonment if they don’t agree to do what they are told.