Mickey Rooney: Comfortable Retirement Can Disappear in A Flash

Everyone in the modern world has a notion of retirement — and no matter what your personal vision, it certainly involves a degree of stability, freedom, and choice. This blog has recently covered a number of issues related to elder abuse, not the least of which is the potential for fraud and financial exploitation. The actor Mickey Rooney, back in 2011, testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on exactly this topic. “My money was stolen from me. I was eventually stripped of the ability to make even the most basic decisions … my daily life became unbearable.”

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