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Providing Care for an LGBTQ Senior: Top 10 Strategies and Resources to Creating an Inclusive Care Environment

Great diversity exists within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) community. The LGBTQ community and each of the LGBTQ groups (racial, ethnic, immigration status) has its own distinct cultural beliefs, attitudes, and practices around healthcare and caregiving. It’s important to remain aware of these nuances, as well as the fact that race, class, religious affiliation, location, and gender expression can also affect the access to care and impact the healthcare journey as a whole for the LGBTQ senior community.

7 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors in 2020

Summer is a wonderful time for gardening, cookouts, and family bonding. The heat and sun that comes with the season can be dangerous if certain precautions are not taken. In fact, according to the CDC, heat-related deaths were reported most frequently among males (5,567; 69%) and adults over age 65. Here are seven tips to help ensure you and your senior loved one stays safe during the summer months.

Avoiding Scams, Fraud, and Exploitation in Kentucky

Criminals and con artists often target vulnerable Kentucky seniors. Scams and unethical sales methods aimed at older people can cause serious financial loss. It is estimated that there are 7.9 million cases of financial fraud reported each year at a cost of 2.9 billion dollars. Because it is not all reported it is estimated that the actual financial fraud cost is $36.5 billion year!

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