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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.
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Guiding Principles on Working with Older Survivors of Abuse

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This tip sheet gives basic recommendations for working with older survivors of abuse.
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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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Elder Abuse Fact Sheets

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Elder abuse affects seniors across all socio-economic groups, cultures, and races. Latin@ communities are no exception. Abuse is more than just physical harm. Fact sheets address the topics of family and friends, older adults, and senior centers.
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A Self-Help Guide for LGBT Older Adults and Their Caregivers and Loved Ones: Preventing, Recognizing, and Addressing Elder Abuse

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This self-help guide for LGBT older adults, their caregivers, and their loved ones provides information on preventing, recognizing, and addressing elder abuse. The guide covers topics including types of elder abuse, LGBT specific tactics, ways to protect yourself from elder abuse, information on protecting friends from elder abuse, and getting help when you suspect abuse.
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Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Analyzing Domestic Violence Programs Response to Older Victims

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This handout was created for domestic violence advocates to create a framework for critical analysis of their organization’s responsiveness to older victims. The tool can be used by an individual or as part of a staff meeting discussion.
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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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Prosecution Guide to Effective Collaboration on Elder Abuse

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This guide provides an overview of the prosecutor’s use of multidisciplinary collaboration to more effectively identify, prosecute and prevent elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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A Statewide Profile of Abuse of Older Women and the Criminal Justice Response

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This statewide study in Rhode Island of domestic violence in older women and the response of state authorities found a relatively larger proportion of intimate partner abuse than previously found in adult protective service surveys.
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Walk in Our Shoes: Working with Older Survivors of Abuse

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The purpose of the videos and discussion guide is to encourage critical thinking and conversation about direct services and outreach designed to meet the unique needs of victims of abuse in later life. Since each community has its own strengths and challenges, a variety of diverse viewpoints are offered to assist in determining what will work in your community.