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.
The CFPB’s Office for Older Americans is here to help older adults make financial decisions with confidence.
Learn more about our free educational resources.
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
View our growing library of webinars or read the transcripts. Each webinar is added to the archive a few weeks after its presentation date.
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.
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.