PRIDE Continues – special concerns of LGBT Caregivers

By Jed A. Levine, adapted from material by Teresa Theophano, Assistant Director of Care Management Services, SAGEIn June we celebrated Pride Month and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, the start of the modern Gay Liberation Movement. Over the past 50 years we’ve learned a lot about the special concerns of the estimated three million LGBT caregivers in the U.S. caring for a person with dementia.  And, we know these challenges remain year-round.LGBT caregivers often face unique challenges when caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. It is important that we understand these issues and [...]

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