Category Archives: Seniors


Talking about preventing senior financial abuse on Fresh Living

Tracey Larson is Bank of American Fork’s resident expert on age-friendly banking, whose passion stems from being a daughter and daughter-in-law of senior parents. She’s currently the financial representative for the Governor’s Commission on Aging and is also a member … Continue reading

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What Big Eyes You Have

Be on the watch to prevent senior exploitation.

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Family Caregivers: The Invisible Army

Ways to lighten the loan when helping with your loved one’s finances.  

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Retirement confidence rises

For the first time in years, more Americans anticipate a comfortable retirement. What can you do to make sure you’re ready for retirement? With the average life span increasing, many Americans have struggled in retirement. Their parents and grandparents typically … Continue reading

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View-only accounts

A tool to get you the help you need, while you keep the control you want to be independent. Are you looking for a tool that will allow someone else to help you manage your finances while you maintain control? … Continue reading

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Standing Watch Over Grandma’s Money

Families and caregivers nationwide have stories about an older person close to them who has been taken advantage of financially. We need your help to spread the word that families and communities need to put checks and balances in place … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork Receives Award for Age-friendly Banking

By Amy Falke The Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services recently recognized Bank of American Fork for its pioneering efforts in age-friendly banking. Bank of American Fork has been a national leader in developing programs and products that make … Continue reading

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Senior finances: How families should help

Putting checks in place, not blame Families are often together during the holidays, making it a great time to talk about how everyone can be involved in protecting senior family members from financial abuse. Some shy away from money talk, … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork helps keep seniors safe

Charter presentation kicks off Senior Crimestoppers at Rocky Mountain Care Last week Bank of American Fork and Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation teamed up to present the Senior Crimestoppers program at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Murray. Senior Crimestoppers is … Continue reading

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What is a reverse mortgage?

Guest post by Jilenne Gunther, Utah State Division of Aging and Adult Services What is a reverse mortgage? To qualify for a traditional mortgage, a lender checks your income to determine how much you can afford to pay back each … Continue reading

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