Millions of people around the world are watching their parents and other loved ones grow older—and those elderly people are at risk. It’s not only dying or getting sick they have to worry about: As people get older, they become easy prey for criminals who want to separate them and future generations from their hard-earned money and assets. In this guide to protecting yourself and recognizing when a loved one is at risk, you’ll learn how to: • take preventative steps to ensure elder abuse never starts; • recognize when someone might be trying to take advantage of a loved one; • navigate the complicated process of stepping in to take care of an elderly loved one; and • promote widespread respect and dignity for the elderly. McGowan draws on real-life experiences to show the profound implications of letting yourself or a loved one be taken for a fool. With the continued aging of the adult population, abuse of the elderly is going to become a bigger problem with time. Don’t let yourself or your family be victimized by The Ultimate Betrayal.