SeniorLAW Center’s work in domestic violence in later life changes lives. Read the article in Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s Milestones

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October, shines a light on domestic violence, including abuse between spouses and other intimate partners. SeniorLAW Center (SLC) is also shining a light on a particular aspect of this abuse: its older victims. “Older adults are a hidden population within the domestic violence community, and they can face some unique barriers,” said Dana Goldberg, SLC’s Director of Victim Services. Through a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence against Women, SLC expanded its services for Philadelphia’s domestic violence victims age 60-plus and education of seniors and senior-serving professionals on the issue, as well as resources available to help. Read full article here.


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