Legal & Ethical Issues

posted Tue, 2017-01-17 18:25
We knew from our experiences with other LGBT vets that many of them experienced the effects of war and, to a larger degree, institutionalized bigotry and hate.
posted Tue, 2017-01-17 18:25
LGBT veterans by and large served their country while keeping their true identities to themselves. Such closeting is immensely stressful and set LGBT service members apart from those with whom they served.
posted Mon, 2016-08-08 15:40
Why did the United States suffer a reversal in gains in life expectancy and why do we linger at the bottom for high-income countries?
posted Thu, 2016-07-07 15:05
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent.
posted Wed, 2016-07-06 14:35
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important source of income for millions of people, yet it is not widely known about or understood.
posted Wed, 2016-06-29 11:23
Concrete suggestions for remedying government and research oversight of LGBT elders.
posted Wed, 2016-06-15 16:00
Lessons in coordination, collaboration, and advocacy from California’s Elder Justice Coalition.
posted Wed, 2016-06-08 17:11
Our new labor market requires stakeholders begin to compete for direct care workers through higher pay, benefits, predictable hours, training, and support.
posted Wed, 2016-05-11 12:48
To compete in today’s job market, new attorneys must be well versed in both the full range of legal issues facing older LGBTQ adults, as well as the tools and remedies available to them.
posted Wed, 2016-05-11 12:43
Incorporating content on LGBTQ+ aging populations into the social work curriculum can be challenging, especially when teaching students in a region known for discrimination and prejudice toward LGBTQ+ individuals.