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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