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I have a Transgender Client…Now What?

May 2012 | Loree Cook-Daniels, Policy Director, FORGE Transgender Aging Network

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"Your transgender client is a unique person worthy of respect, just like every other client, just like you."

This fact sheet for service providers of older adults provides answers to commonly asked questions regarding transgender clients.



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