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Speaker: Yvette Colón, PhD, MSW The #palliativecare needs and desires of #lgbtq+ people are not fundamentally different from any other individuals. There are, however, significant legal restrictions and societal attitudes that can negatively affect the palliative care experiences of lesbians and gay men. As service providers and advocates we can play a prominent role in advocating for these individuals to allow for dignity and support in spite of these barriers. However, we must fully appreciate these obstacles and be knowledgeable of the The Bristal Assisted LivinguNew York Universityto best overcome them.
As National Aging Life Care Month winds down, let's take a moment to remember all the hard working people who help care for those who need personal support and companionship. Thank you Janet Smith, NYALCA Board Member and Chair of the DEI Committee for reminding us to take a moment to give thanks to all of the home health care aides, personal care aides and nurses aides who make life easier for others. ... See MoreSee Less