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  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
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  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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Abuse in Later Life and Elder Abuse (Including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault & stalking)

This section presents resources and research articles that offer an overview of abuse in later life and elder abuse, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The section on cultural considerations lists some selected materials representing diverse perspectives on elder abuse.

Overview and dynamics
The materials included in this section present information about elder abuse and abuse in later life, with a specific focus on domestic and sexual violence in later life.

Since abuse targeting older adults is an emerging issue, there are few publicly available studies on prevalence, incidence, risk factors, and effective programming. This section highlights some research focusing on various aspects of elder abuse, including domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and financial exploitation.