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The singular needs of LGBT seniors: San Francisco funds training for workers

The singular needs of LGBT seniors: San Francisco funds training for workers
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June 18, 2018
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It can be as simple as guiding someone to a toilet instead of a urinal, or pausing to consider which pronoun to use when addressing a dementia patient or the person’s partner.

Growing awareness of gender identities and sexual orientations is prompting policy changes in law enforcement, medical care and the military. Now, in the Bay Area, advocates hope it will also change how professional caregivers for the elderly interact with LGBT seniors, particularly those with dementia... Read more.

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