Top 10 Ways to Begin Creating LGBT Safety & Inclusivity for Aging Services
June 2012 | SAGE/National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
“"Aging service providers should always work from the premise that they have LGBT clients, even if no one has openly identified as LGBT."”
At the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, we are frequently contacted by aging service providers who are interested in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT) older adults but are unsure of how to best serve and support them. Here some suggestions for how to begin. This list is adapted from Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Creating Welcoming Agencies.