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Older Adults Content Topic Results

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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.
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December 2015

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

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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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
December 2015

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

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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.
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September 2015

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

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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.
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March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

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This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
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January 2015

Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal response to Abuse in Later Life

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This paper, a resource for tribes and villages on how to create meaningful responses to abuse in later life, identifies specific guiding philosophies, cultural considerations, and potential action steps tribes and villages might wish to do when addressing abuse in later life in their communities.
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  • Training Tools
December 2014

Technology and Abuse in Later Life

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This toolkit for older adults is designed with two goals in mind: to provide information about common technologies, including assistive technology, and to identify ways older adults can safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, and/or threaten them.
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  • General Material
December 2014

Indicators of Elder Abuse Among Older Patients

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A recorded webinar created by the Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse Coalition in Selby County, Memphis, TN. This training is part of a 3 year elder abuse project in Memphis, funded by the Plough Foundation.
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  • Training Tools
June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

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This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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  • General Material
June 2014

How to Answer Tough Questions About Elder Abuse

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This booklet is designed as a reference for organizations when responding to inquiries about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life

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This 3-part podcast series supports the NSVRC's work to address sexual violence across the lifespan, addressing the importance of building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life.
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January 2014

The Elder Justice Roadmap: A Stakeholder Initiative to Respond to an Emerging Health, Justice, Financial and Social Crisis

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his report identifies and prioritizes actions that direct service providers, educators, and researchers can take to benefit older adults facing abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.
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January 2014

Mistreatment of Latino Elders

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This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of Latino elders, providing insight into general cultural beliefs, views, norms, of Latinos and how they relate to and influence elder mistreatment.