Person-centered, Trauma-informed Care of Transgender Older Adults

January 2023 | FORGE and SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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“People who have been traumatized—especially if they have many experiences of traumatization—become even more sensitive to signs of threat.”

This guide aims to explain the why and how of providing person-centered and trauma-informed care to transgender older adults in practical language. The concepts shared in this guide are useful for anyone working in health and aging services where a focus on individualized support is optimal for overall health and well-being.