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Act Now to Help Prevent LGBT Older Adults From Aging Back Into the Closet

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Claire Pomeroy

Many LGBT seniors fear that the health-care system is judgmental and have experienced discriminatory care or lack access to culturally competent aging services. To address this crisis, the U.S. must adopt a new perspective that emphasizes health, rather than just health care.

How Caring For My Mother Brought Me Into The LGBT Caretaker Club: A SAGE Experience

Janet Mason | Posted 09.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Janet Mason

Since Tea Leaves was published, I have had the opportunity to talk to many LGBT people who tell me that they were the ones to "show up" when an elderly parent needed care -- even those who had tenuous relationships with their parents because of their LGBT status.