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Abuse in Later Life: A Webinar Series for Civil Attorneys and Legal Advocates

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This is a recorded 5-part webinar series on Abuse in Later Life. The target audience includes civil attorneys, legal advocates and others who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the topics.
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Frequently Asked Questions on Abuse in Later Life

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This page answers frequently asked questions about abuse in later life. It describes the types of abuse, causes of abuse, and actions to take if a person experiences abuse or if person suspects abuse on other people.
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Outreach Strategies for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocates

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Abuse in later life victims often think domestic and sexual assault services are only for younger victims with children. This document provides outreach ideas to better meet the needs of older victims.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

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Prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.
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Practical Issues: Preparing and Prosecuting Elder Sexual Assault Cases

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This booklet explores obstacles to prosecution of elder sexual abuse cases and offers practical solutions for professionals involved in these cases.
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Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

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This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of LGBT elders. Information is provided on the occurrence of abuse, isolation as a risk factor, issues affecting help seeking, and tips for working with LGBT elders.