Somerset Live have shared an article of how a 97 year old grandmother with dementia was swindled out of £50,000 over a number of years.

Click here for the full story on how Linda Truman took advantage of a vulnerable World War Two hero -> Woman who stole thousands from dementia sufferer, 97, walks free from court – Somerset Live

It can be a difficult subject to approach, but lasting power of attorney for financial decisions and welfare are so important.

Setting up online banking so you can check their finances is also a good idea. That way you can spot if any suspicious transactions are going out of their account.