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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

From the LGBT Aging Center comes a new guide for practitioners on how to ask patients questions about sexuality and gender in a safe and respectful manner.  It includes suggestions and ideas on initiating a conversation in a way that encourages trust and openness.

The guide can be downloaded as a PDF, or up to 20 copies can be ordered from the LGBT Aging Center.

The topics covered include:

  • Unique Needs of LGBT Older People
  • Addressing Common Questions and Misconceptions
  • Suggested Questions on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Helpful Suggestions for Staff

To access the guide, please click here:

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