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Elder Abuse in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Plus Communities, a SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis

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This knowledge synthesis reports on the literature on the abuse of older adults who identify as 2SLGBT+ (Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer plus) published in the past decade (2013-2023). Although there is not a great deal of literature prior to 2013, what we do have indicates that 2SLGBT+ older adults face particular vulnerabilities that can make them experience elder abuse in ways that are specific to their communities and that can present additional barriers to their health and well-being.
(1) synthesize existing knowledge related to 2SLGBTQ+ elder abuse and determine knowledge gaps
(2) identify and evaluate the nature of the academic literature, including methodologies and data sources;
(3) create an evidence-based agenda for future research and advocacy in the area of 2SLGBTQ+ elder abuse; and
(4) where evidence and data are lacking, our work will highlight the gaps in order to help shape future data policies and research agendas.
This report is the final report on the work first introduced in the evidence brief "Elder Abuse in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Plus Communities" which is at
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Evidence Brief: Elder Abuse in the 2SLGBTQ+ Community
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