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Working with older adults

We’ve gathered resources to help you, whether you serve older adults or family members managing the finances of a loved one.

Tools and resources to use with older adults

Tools for later-life financial security

Browse guides and information to help older adults make sound financial decisions.

Protecting against fraud

Protecting savings and assets becomes increasingly important as people age. We have resources to help safeguard finances and protect older adults from financial exploitation.

Help for Surviving Spouses

The death of a spouse or partner can be one of life’s most stressful events. We have information and resources to help you take control of your finances, navigate critical financial moments, and understand your rights.

Protect your loved ones during the pandemic

Older adults face unique financial challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn how you can be aware of and respond to scams, manage someone's money while separated from them, and help loved ones make tough choices prior to and during retirement.

Managing someone else's money

Millions of people manage money or property for someone unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. To help financial caregivers, we’ve released plain language guides.

Resources for practitioners

Archived webinars

View our growing library of webinars or read the transcripts. Each webinar is added to the archive a few weeks after its presentation date.

View archived webinars

Elder fraud prevention and response networks guide

We created a guide to help you start or revitalize an elder fraud prevention and response network to protect older adults from financial exploitation in your community.

Explore the guide

What the CFPB is doing

Reports and advisories

We research key issues affecting older adults including the prevention of elder financial exploitation, planning for financial incapacity, and Social Security.

See our latest reports and advisories