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Senior LGBT Community Needs More Caregiving Support

Part Two in a Series BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Sexual orientation and gender identity should not be barriers to quality end of life care. “What matters most to (LGBT) people is really what matters most to almost everyone: that they’re treated with dignity and have their life experiences, histories and accomplishments acknowledged,” said Tim Vincent, manager […]

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The End Of The Rainbow: Part 1

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people deserve respect at the end of life. “What matters most to (LGBT) people is really what matters most to almost everyone: that they’re treated with dignity and have their life experiences, histories and accomplishments acknowledged,” said Tim Vincent, manager of the National Capacity Building Program with the California Prevention Training Center […]

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Tackling End Of Life Care And Sex: Part 2

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org The seriously ill shouldn’t fear asking their doctors about sex or shy away from broaching the topic with intimate partners. To encourage frank discussion about the taboo, Shirley Otis-Green, clinical director of consulting services for Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, is lecturing palliative care physicians, geriatricians and nurses. She is calling on providers to help address […]

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