Older adults often overlooked, lack supports when fleeing domestic violence, advocate says
There is no one profile or description that fits all victims of intimate partner violence, but Michele Markham says the public often envisions young women. She urges people to consider another demographic she says is often overlooked. "So many times I have heard people say, 'Oh I didn't realize that elder abuse was a thing,'" said Markham, manager of Sage Seniors' Safe House in Edmonton, Canada.
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