LGBTQ Aging: The Case for Inclusive Long-Term Care Communities

Publish date: February 2020
Source: SAGE
Topics: Cultural Competency, Discrimination, Health Care

The Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) is a program of SAGE and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF). The goal of the LEI is to create a network of LTCCs across the country that are providing a welcoming home for older LGBTQ people. This brief explores why the LEI is an important process that all LTCCs should engage in—especially if they pride themselves on being rooted in personcentered care; if they are intent on continually enhancing their diversity, equity and inclusion; and/or if they wish to grow their market of potential residents.

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