Peter A. Lichtenberg, Ph.D., ABPP is the Director of The Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, and a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and his Master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University. After his internship he completed a post doctoral fellowship in geriatric neuropsychology at the University of Virginia Medical School where he also became a faculty member. A clinician and researcher throughout his career Dr. Lichtenberg, one of the first board certified Clinical Geropsychologists in the nation. He devotes his clinical and research efforts to better understand the intersection between cognitive impairment, financial capacity and financial exploitation; finding ways to balance autonomy and protection for older adults. Across the past decade he has created several tools to help assess financial vulnerability, and financial decision making capacity and partnered with the State of Michigan to have his tools implemented by Adult Protective Services. His website https://olderadultnestegg.com has attracted thousands of professionals, caregivers and older persons where narrated trainings and his scales can be found and used. The recipient of several major professional awards Dr. Lichtenberg has authored 7 books and over 190 scientific articles in Geropsychology.y.