Someone you know is living in fear of abuse
Domestic abuse can happen to anyone, of any age. Older women may have been experiencing abuse for decades but are the age group least likely to seek help. By Katie Ghose of Women’s Aid.
Experiencing domestic abuse in later life
Many older people grew up in a time when what happened in the family home was private, and marriage had to be ‘until death do us part. By Jess Asato of SafeLives.
Why the reticence to protect older people from abuse? Ageism.
Isn’t it time we started prioritising the rights of older people to live a life free from abuse? By Stephen McCarthy of Action on Elder Abuse.