The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a project of www.sageusa.org
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging



We're steadily creating a resource center that will provide resources across a variety of LGBT aging topics. Tell us what you'd like to see and sign up for updates.

Register Now

Training day: National Resource Center teaches LGBT cultural competence

September 2012 | Hilary Meyer

Download PDF
Reprint
Permission Form


When Troy Johnson, the NHOA’s director of services and programs, realized the issues involved in serving LGBT older adults were not being addressed with any regularity, he knew that his agency’s staff and volunteers needed LGBT cultural competency training.

This article describes the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging's cultural competency training using a case study in culture shifts from Lexington, Kentucky. The article also briefly discusses what "cultural competence" may mean to different agencies.


Find resources in your area

Links to sites that help you find aging sources accross the country

Resources in Your Area
Advanced Search
Related Resource

An Ally's Guide to Terminology

Designed for new allies who want to support LGBT Americans but often face an array of confusing terminology and language, this short guide offers an overview of essential vocabulary, terms to avoid, and a few key messages for talking about various issues. MORE >


See more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations