LGBTQ+ Inclusive Intake + Engagement for Elder Justice Professionals
February 2023 | NCEA, Academy for Professional Excellence, APSWI, Keck School of Medicine, SAGE National Resource Center
“No matter how old we are, justice requires that all people are equal and full members of our communities, and the safety and dignity of all its members are preserved, including older adults.”
Many older people navigate a range of health, social, and economic concerns as they age. For older LGBTQ+ adults who have experienced historical harassment, stigma, and discrimination, these challenges can be even greater. This fact sheet provides elder justice professionals with tips and resources for engaging with LGBTQ+ adults.