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Safe Banking for Seniors

It’s now easier than ever to participate in Safe Banking for Seniors and help older adults and their families prevent elder financial exploitation and support financial caregiving.

Free Registration/Update Participation

Consumers: Request a "Safe Banking for Seniors" Presentation 

The free national program, sponsored by the ABA Foundation, provides bankers with tools and resources to connect with their local communities on these topics:

  • Identifying and avoiding scams
  • Preventing identity theft 
  • Choosing a financial caregiver
  • Acting as a responsible financial caregiver 
  • Understanding powers of attorney 
  • Choosing executors
  • Planning for stages of cognitive decline

Tools and resources include presentation guides, slides, handouts, social media posts, infographics, participant activities, and more.

Flexible Participation

Banks of all sizes can access Safe Banking for Seniors for free. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to all Safe Banking for Seniors materials.

There is no wrong way to utilize Safe Banking for Seniors! We have added new turnkey resources to use in any way you see fit to inform and support your community. Get involved your way — in person, on social media, or beyond!

 

Safe Banking for Seniors Presentation Guides

Presenter's Guides

Safe Banking for Seniors Presentation Slides

Presentation Slides

Safe Banking for Seniors Activity Sheets

Activity Sheets

Safe Banking for Seniors Resource Sheets

Resource Sheets

Webinars

Tips and Tools to Protect Consumers from Scams

The ways we interact, communicate, work, learn and bank have greatly changed over the past two years. Amid the change, scammers are using new fraud tactics on people of all ages to target bank accounts, personal data and even lifetime savings. Hear a recording from the ABA Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission to learn about prevailing scams.

Watch Recording

Bank Trends in Safeguarding Seniors’ Finances

Scam artists are ever on the move to exploit America's seniors. Banks are taking this threat seriously and have increased their efforts to combat financial fraud and abuse. Access the ABA Foundation’s recent webinar to hear about the latest bank trends in protecting seniors.

Watch Recording

Resources