What will happen when you die?
Who will get your personal belongings and whatever money you have?
Do you even care? Should you care? Do you have a will? Even if you do, will it be carried out like you intended?
The story plays out thousands — perhaps hundreds of thousands of times — every year across the country, a scourge of old age
“America's vulnerable, graying population, and the concentration of wealth among older adults, has created a massive opportunity for fraud. Hard statistics are not available, but experts suspect that perhaps half a million elderly adults are ripped off by family members, lawyers and accountants every year, potentially taking $2.6 billion from infirm older Americans. The crime is known as elder financial abuse. Financial expert and consumer advocate John Wasik has called it "the crime of the 21st century."