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A Guide to LGBT Caregiving

December 2011 | Next Step in Care, United Hospital Fund and SAGE

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"Having experienced rejection and disrespect in health care settings, many older LGBT individuals avoid seeing a health care provider until a serious problem arises."

This guide examines the issues that arise in LGBT caregiving, as LGBT individuals may encounter special challenges whether they are acting as caregivers or are the ones in need of care. It also provides a legal document checklist that overviews the function of various important health care documents, such as a health care proxy, living will, and financial power of attorney.


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Barry Lastinger   June 5, 2014 at 4:53 PM
Interested in help with caregiving a partner of 27 years who has had a stroke.

paul huber   June 8, 2013 at 5:30 PM
Does SAGE have a resource list of LGBT caregivers: CNA and HHA. I would certainly prefer someone from the 'community" or at least LGBT sensitive. I am sure many feel the same way too. if no referral list now, how can we start one, thanks.

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