(EMAILWIRE.COM, March 09, 2016 ) Newcastle -- Brad Lonergan, the esteemed financial planning expert based in Newcastle, continues his efforts in preventing elder abuse by encouraging senior citizens and their families into agreeing into a solid financial plan as early as possible. Through his company BMK Financial Services, he offers aged care financial planning advice that keeps other people from taking advantage of the elderly as they begin to lose their mental capacity.
"Providing proper aged care services isn't just about making sure that the elderly
The abuse of the elderly can come in many forms, and it often goes beyond physical or emotional abuse. In some cases, the abuse is about misusing the money of the elderly. It is also common for some people, including family relatives, to steal from the elderly outright.
"I'm personally disgusted whenever these things occur, but unfortunately it's becoming more common," says Lonergan. "It's one of the reasons I'm so adamant that the elderly should protect themselves from this kind of abuse by having a solid financial plan."
This kind of protection involves the assistance of an adviser who can be trusted to oversee an elderly person's finances. The assistance may also involve legal help so that binding legal agreements can be put in place while the elderly still retains their mental faculties
About BMK Financial Services:
Brad Lonergan is a Senior Newcastle/Hunter based Financial Planner with 15 years experience in the Financial Services industry. He is the owner of BMK Financial Services and is a Retirement Planning and Aged Care advice specialist. Information is also available by visiting http://bmkfinancialservices.com.au/.
BMK Financial Services
0423 621 120
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