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Yes, adding in claims of "Financial Abuse of an Elder" is very commonly done and is almost routine for any plaintiff over the age of 65 (the plaintiff was over 65 at the time of lending the money).
Financial abuse of a dependent adult doesn't sound like it matches up here (dependent adults are those who cannot manage their own funds, cannot maintain their own activities of daily living, etc.), and pleading this if you plan on representing yourself may create problems (it creates a question as to how you can be both "dependent" with the ability to manage your funds, but fully capable to prosecute your civil litigation in unlimited civil court, the same thing arises with the elder abuse issue above, but is commonly overlooked).
You can even throw in a cause of action for "fraud" if you like.