Protecting Your Money and Property

If you are a savvy older person who is looking for some good information on how to keep your money and your property safe as you age, you have come to the right place!

This chapter will tell you some smart things you can do to keep your money and property safe as you age. After you read these tips, take a few minutes to take the “Are you at Risk?” quiz in the Quick Links section. This quiz will help you find out if you are at risk for elder abuse. In the “Asking for Help” section, you can find out how to get help if someone is hurting you physically or emotionally or taking your money or property.

If you have questions about any of this information or would like help recovering property or money, and you are a Maine resident who is 60 or older, call the Legal Services for Maine Elders Helpline at 1-800-750-5353 to speak to an attorney for free.