Life in long-term care facilities

A recent report from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging analyzes the results of a survey given across six different organizations to understand the experiences of older LGBT adults living in long-term care settings, where the issues they uncovered range from fear of being out to vulnerability to outright violence.

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Read about the experiences of older LGBT adults living in long-term care settings.

LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field


National Senior Citizens Law Center, Lambda Legal, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Center for Transgender Equality, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, & Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE). (2011, April). LGBT older adults in long-term care facilities: Stories from the field. The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.

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