Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Resources

Aging and death don’t discriminate. Unfortunately, LGBT seniors may be afraid to access services, and may face the end of life without receiving the support they need and deserve. Grieving LGBT seniors may not feel comfortable seeking support when a partner dies. Many hospice providers have taken steps to ensure that their staff and volunteers provide compassionate and inclusive care to those in the LGBT community.

If you are looking for a hospice that has received training in issues related to caring for the LGBT community click here to use this helpful tool developed by the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging as developed Ten Tips on Finding LGBT-Affirming Servicesas a helpful tool in accessing affirming and supportive care.