Cultural Competency

Cultural competency is the idea that LGBT older people are as deserving of compassionate eldercare as anyone else. The LGBT senior population—a large and growing one—has unique needs due to a lifetime of discrimination and harassment. LGBT elders should not be fearful when seeking health care or long-term care.

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An older gay man and a white man talk
Creating more welcoming care

It’s vitally important that those who provide services to LGBT older adults be well-versed in our community’s unique needs.

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