Many experts use the term “drug-facilitated sexual assault” to describe one of the most common scenarios.According to a recent national survey, approximately 15% of women students on college campuses reported being victims of rape, and 12% reported being victims of attempted rape.— Great event coming up in Portland featuring AARP Maine State Director, Lori Parham, as a panel moderator!Connecting Health and Housing: A Regional Forum in Portland, Maine Friday, September 23, 2016 a.m. ET Add to calendar Join the conversation on Twitter: #BPClive The nation’s population of older adults is set to grow exponentially, with the number of Americans over 65 expected to increase by 18 million in just the next decade. The term date rape is commonly used to refer to sexual assault by a person familiar with the victim, whether it’s a recent acquaintance or longtime friend.The government uses a system of date rape laws to determine the charges for these cases.There is no “age of consent” for a minor in Louisiana, and young people looking for fun or for an opportunity to engage in extortion, have been known to lie about their age on internet dating sites.Individuals are also known to suffer from the “morning-after” embarrassment or shame of having been “caught” by a dating partner, spouse, or parent.
Police estimate that only 30% of all rapes are reported.
Investigators will often contact you looking “just to talk.” We suggest that you do not speak with any police investigator without your attorney present.
While statistics show that false reports of rape are a fairly small percentage (2%–8%) of reports, they still happen.
The annual award is named after AARP’s founder, Dr.
Ethel Percy Andrus, who founded AARP in 1958 at the age of 73. — Thanking Volunteers Across Maine: A message from Lori Parham, AARP Maine State Director Each year during the month of April, we honor volunteers across the country with a special week: National Volunteer Week. Our team of staff and volunteers has worked tirelessly to protect programs that impact 50 Mainers at the state and federal levels.
— AARP Community Challenge Takes Quick Action in Maine AARP Funds Four Quick Action Community Projects in Maine to Make Communities More Livable PORTLAND—AARP Maine announces four winners for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level.