Age-Associated Financial Vulnerability: An Emerging Public Health Issue.

@article{Lachs2015AgeAssociatedFV,
  title={Age-Associated Financial Vulnerability: An Emerging Public Health Issue.},
  author={Mark S. Lachs and Stephanie Han},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={163 11},
  pages={
          877-8
        }
}
Various processes common in the aging brain may affect an older adult's ability to manage personal finances, the most recognized of which are dementing illnesses (1). These conditions can affect cognitive abilities, which may jeopardize an older adult's financial well-being over their longitudinal course. However, recent studies suggest that even cognitively intact older adults can have functional changes that may render them financially vulnerable. Social isolation also increases dramatically… CONTINUE READING
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