posted Thu, 2018-06-14 10:25
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships.
posted Wed, 2017-08-09 15:38
Understanding another culture requires deep listening, and arguing and deep listening don’t go well together. So I listen, and ask probing questions, and seek to understand rather than convince. This is neither fun nor satisfying. So why do I keep doing it?
posted Wed, 2017-08-09 15:35
From a law and policy perspective, there are many similarities between the challenges facing LGBTQ youth and those facing LGBTQ older adults, partially because all youth and older adults can experience biased treatment in society.
posted Mon, 2011-08-29 19:46
<p> <em>Editor’s Note: This article appears in the September/October, 2011, issue of </em>Aging Today,<em> ASA’s bi-monthly newspaper covering issues in research, practice and policy nationwide. ASA members receive</em> Aging Today <em>as a me
posted Wed, 2011-05-18 16:57
<p> This article is brought to you by the Editorial Board of ASA’s LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN)</p> <h3 style="color:blue;"> By Barbara Howard</h3> <p> Professionals are often surprised about the convergence of the for-profit world and aging s