Seniors: Scams May Be Warning Sign of Dementia

Elder fraud is a huge problem, and Monday's study doesn't mean that people who fall prey to a con artist have some sort of dementia brewing. But scientists know that long before the memory problems of Alzheimer's become obvious, people experience more subtle changes in their thinking and judgment. Neuropsychologist Patricia Boyle of Rush University's Alzheimer's disease center wondered if one of the warning signs might be the type of judgment missteps that can leave someone susceptible to scams. https://twitter.com/paeznyc/status/1117900598798692352 "When a con artist approaches an older person, they're looking for a social vulnerability --- someone who is open to having a conve...Keep on reading: Seniors: Scams May Be Warning Sign of Dementia
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