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Older Adults Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 133  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
June 2016

Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life

This collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors: A Toolkit for Enhancing Critical Knowledge and Informing Action within the Crime Victim Assistance Field

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Older African Americans experience crime and violence at the intersections of race, age, class, and other identities. This toolkit offers victim services providers and criminal justice systems stakeholders information and practical strategies to enhance their capacity to identify, reach, and serve older African American victims.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2019

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

Publisher(s):
The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2019

Publication 524: Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled

Publisher(s):
This publication explains who is eligible for the credit for the elderly or the disabled, as well as how to figure the credit.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2018

About AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Publisher(s):
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the largest free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service in the United States. Trained volunteers prepare tax returns and answer questions for low and middle income people, with special attention for those 60 years and older. Between January-April, the site provides information on sites around the country.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Polyvictimization in Later Life

Publisher(s):
The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
June 2016

WEBINAR: Guiding Principles for Working with Older Victims of Abuse

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar highlights NCALL’s guiding principles to help victim service providers better serve older adults victims of abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This toolkit will help community based domestic violence and/or sexual abuse programs assess existing services and provides guidance to enhance program and advocates response to older survivors of abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2015

Gender-based violence and HIV across the life course: adopting a sexual rights framework to include older women

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Building on sexual rights scholarship, this paper argues for an approach to public health interventions for GBV and HIV that acknowledges older women – their sexuality, sexual agency, and activity – so that health providers and advocates acknowledge and serve older survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
December 2015

How can I and my agency best respond to victims of sexual violence in later life?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
National data suggests that three to five million older adults experience some form of abuse annually. NRCDV's December 2015 TA Question of the Month offers insight on serving older survivors of sexual violence.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2015

Survivors in the Margins: The Invisibility of Violence Against Older Women

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Examining the impact of generational and aging factors on how older women experience IPV, we assert that the VAW field may be overlooking a wider population of survivors than previously thought.