Mainstream healthcare and elder service providers have limited knowledge of the psychosocial, cultural, and economic issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer older adults and caregivers. This presentation introduces participants to the unique issues facing this frequently invisible and underserved population and provides models for programmatic initiatives, as well as practice skills for enhancing professional capacity to effectively serve LGBTQ+ older adults and caregivers.
1. understand unique health disparities and social determinants of LGBTQ+ older adults
2. describe the intersection of HIV, Dementia, and Trans experience with Aging
3. promote clinical and nonclinical practice for inclusive care for LGBTQ+ older adults