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Working with Older Victims in Rural Communities

Selected Tools and Resources

Rural Domestic and Sexual Abuse Program Advocates: Making a Difference in The Lives of Older Survivors of Abuse, aims to provide rural domestic and sexual abuse service providers with a variety of tools, strategies, and resources to effectively respond to the unique challenges of abuse in later life cases. The first section of this booklet provides an overview of abuse in later life. The remainder offers ideas and perspectives for serving older victims, including suggestions on tailoring services in domestic and sexual violence programs to better meet the needs of this population and a discussion on how communities can work together to respond to abuse in later life.  Please click here to download a PDF of this resource.