Transgender People and Dementia Care

There is a new resource from SAGE and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation called the Long-Term Care Equality Index that can help you find residential long-term care facilities in your area that have trans-inclusive policies. Additionally, laws such as California’s LGBTQ+ Long-Term Care Facility Residents Bill of Rights and D.C.’s LGBTQ and HIV Long-Term Care Bill of Rights provide some protections. We need a federal law to provide protection to transgender older adults everywhere. [..]

Click here to read the full piece. This story was originally published in San Francisco Bay Times on May 4, 2023.