SAGE and HRC join to address long term LGBTQ care

HRC and SAGE Join to Address Elder LGBTQ Long Term Care Issues

by Michael Adams and Jay Brown

HRC and SAGE are announcing a historic partnership to make long-term care more inclusive of LGBTQ older adults. Made possible in part by a generous seed grant from Ted Snowdon and Duffy Violante, we are creating a Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI), the first-ever nationwide assessment of how well long-term care facilities are treating their LGBTQ residents. We are also launching a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the specific needs of LGBTQ elders…

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