There are now over 15 million people aged over 60 in the UK, but the marketing approach for this audience is often clichéd and outdated. Sue Bramall explains some key points to consider, and the mistakes to avoid
As the cost of care rises, more and more people are attempting to safeguard their assets to avoid paying for it. But should we not start to consider care homes as an asset in themselves, and worth paying for, asks Helen Cowan
Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Helen Clarke rounds up hers below
Charlotte Pisuto addresses the practical implications of obtaining a refund for a registered enduring or lasting power of attorney from the Office of the Public Guardian
Private Client Section committee chair Fiona Heald reviews a new title on the financial abuse of the elderly
A professional deputy is under a duty to protect P from financial abuse and spending unwisely, but when does this become overprotectiveness? Using practical examples, Holly Miéville-Hawkins and Asha Beswetherick explain how you can navigate this increasingly fine line
The Financial Conduct Authority has called for lasting powers of attorney to be fully digitised to make them easier to apply for. Dawn Joughlin argues that the proposals will only leave vulnerable people at risk of fraud and abuse.
Helen Starkie reports back from this year’s Elderly Client Care Conference, held on 20 October