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Excerpt from: LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field

April 2011 | National Senior Citizens Law Center in collaboration with Lambda Legal, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Center for Transgender Equality, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

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"This section outlines legal protections for LGBT older adults in long-term care facilities and provides basic information about procedures for seeking relief if a problem occurs."

This excerpt from LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field discusses legal rights and responsibilities of LGBT older adults, including legal rights of facility residents; federal and state anti-discrimination laws; nursing home residents; assisted living residents; and health care powers of attorney.


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