Tag Archives: LGBT health

Nurses the ‘Front Line’ of Caring for LGBT Elders

From UAB news: More than 2 million older adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and they have specific physical and mental health needs of which nurses need to be aware, according to a recent publication in the Journal … Continue reading

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Heterosexual Assumptive Mindset May Hinder Healthcare for LGBTs

In her HealthLeaders Media post, Alexandra Wilson Pecci examins how the assumptions of heterosexuality may lead to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) men and women not being forthcoming with their healthcare providers. This can lead to care that is … Continue reading

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Discrimination and the Aging Woman

Rebecca Richman writes for the online magazine 10 Thousand Couples about the discrimination that women face as they age: When women grow old, gender discrimination is magnified. In a society that focuses on youth, older women face many different types … Continue reading

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Bethlehem, Penn. Health Clinic Hopes to Fill Void in Providing Solid Care to LGBT Community

When you think of health services that are specifically oriented to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT), you may think primarily of sexual transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS testing and treatment or gender transition services. Novus Adult Care Services in … Continue reading

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Gay Men’s Health Collaborative’s Medical and Social Approach to GBT Men’s Health

METROWEEKLY magazine reports that Gay Men’s Health Collaborative (GMHC) hopes to provide gay, bisexual and transgender men of Northern Virginia a place outside of the city to provide health and social services. On the testing end, GMHC holds its Rainbow … Continue reading

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LGBT History: LGBT Elders Tell Their Story Though ‘Gen Silent’ Documentary

Gen Silent explores the issues of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) elders in their ability to seek care comfortably as they age. Many of these seniors are estranged from friends and family or may have had their friends or … Continue reading

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Rochester, N.Y. Home Health Agency Educates Workers In Cultural Competency for LGBT Population

From democratandchronicle.com: A dinner conversation has ended up putting a new resource on the menu of health care options for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals who need home care in the Rochester region. HCR Home Care, working with the … Continue reading

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