Protect Week
Protecting older Americans from financial exploitation

The average victim of elder financial abuse loses upwards of $120,000. Recognizing financial abuse as the most common type of elder abuse, and accepting responsibility as a first-line defense, Maryland nonprofit financial counseling agency, CCCSMD is leading a statewide campaign in partnership with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to “Protect Older Americans from Financial Exploitation” — declared PROTECT Week.