Domestic Violence en Rise in elder abuse cases has central New York searching for answers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With an aging population, elder abuse is becoming more prevalent across the country and in central New York. Financial abuse has become one of the most common ways people take advantage of older Americans.</span></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:45:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 57133 at Vera House hosting teen dating violence town hall on Twitter <p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:06:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 50854 at Policy could help Syracuse Police prosecute more domestic violence cases <p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:27:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46836 at Vera House Annual Report highlights domestic abuse survival stories <p>A recent domestic violence death in central New York hung over this year's <a href="">Vera House</a> Annual Report to the community this week. The deaths this week of a Liverpool woman and her friend, allegedly at the hand of her estranged husband, was on the mind of survivors of domestic violence and those who work with victims of domestic violence.<br /> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:34:59 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46444 at NY celebrates renewal of Violence Against Women Act <p>Cheers are coming from all corners of central New York following the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act last week in Washington. The renewal of the law had been stalled for almost two years in the midst of House and Senate gridlock. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:22:02 +0000 Ellen Abbott 34206 at NY celebrates renewal of Violence Against Women Act Schumer advocates for abused women and children <p>Senator Charles Schumer visited the child advocacy center in Fulton Tuesday to promote passage of <a href=""><strong>the Violence Against Women Act.</strong></a> Schumer chose to highlight Oswego County because of a sharp rise in reported child abuse cases.</p><p> Wed, 02 May 2012 16:30:01 +0000 Catherine Loper 18581 at Schumer advocates for abused women and children Domestic violence calls continue to rise across central New York <p>While domestic violence continues to be an issue in Central New York, the group that puts out the annual report to the community on domestic and sexual violence, found one bright spot in the stats. But that bright spot didn't last long.</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 11:06:54 +0000 Ellen Abbott 8629 at