Addressing barriers encountered by LGBT older adults in long term care environments

Molly Ranahan
ARC623 | Fall 2014

LGBT older adults often fear moving into a residential facility or put off seeking long term care, but are more likely to depend nursing homes and or professional home care providers due to an absence biological informal caregivers. The proposed project details guidelines for the planning, design, and operation of a mainstream long term care facility in Buffalo, NY. The proposal will include special considerations for LGBT older adults.