National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Join Us on Google+ Follow Us On Twitter Like Us On Facebook



We're steadily creating a resource center that will provide resources across a variety of LGBT aging topics. Tell us what you'd like to see and sign up for updates.

Register Now

Identifying and Assisting LGBT Elder Abuse Clients: A Guide for Abuse Professionals

January 2013 | FORGE Transgender Aging Network; National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Download PDF
Reprint
Permission Form



“For the most part, LGBT older adults experience the same types of abuse as non-LGBT elders. However, there are additional ways LGBT older adults can be victimized and more reasons why LGBT older adults may 'accept' this victimization.”

This comprehensive article, written for abuse professionals, discusses  warning signs for LGBT elder abuse. The article covers such topics as financial abuse, threats of "outing" and isolation, among others. It also provides resource suggestions.


Add a Comment

Your Name (will be public)

Your Email (will be private)

Your Comment (subject to review before posting)

Enter the Letters Above

Find resources in your area

Links to sites that help you find aging sources accross the country

Resources in Your Area
Advanced Search
Related Resource

Wyoming Department of Health - Aging Division Services

To provide a comprehensive and coordinated system of information and assistance for older Wyoming residents and adults with disabilities. MORE >


See more: LGBT Older Adults