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Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults: A Practical Guide To Creating Welcoming Agencies

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Published Date
January, 2012

Aging service providers should be aware that the effects of a lifetime of stigma, discrimination, rejection and ridicule puts LGBT older adults at greater risk for physical and mental illnesses. This publication highlights the importance of cultural sensitivity when working with LGBT older adults and describes the barriers faced by older persons in seeking help for abuse, working with law enforcement, and seeking court protections.