Category Archives: LGBT Services

LGBT Voices: Perspectives on Health Care

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Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m 64?

The United States is experiencing its largest population of aging seniors, approximately one in five Americans will be over the age of 65 by 2030, according to a 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to a … Continue reading

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Kelli Dunham calls for LGBT Culturally Competent Care on NPR Blog!

“Health News from NPR” just posted an excellent article by nurse Kelli Dunham focused on health disparities in the LGBT community that are aided and abetted by inadequate care for LGBT people and their families.  She points to the recent … Continue reading

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Columbia University School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Expand LGBTQ Elder Care in NYC!

This amazing grant was announced late in September, 2014!  Elder LGBT Interprofessional Care Program (E-LINC) is an interdisciplinary project headed by Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, ANP-BC.  The main purpose of the project is to eliminate health disparities for LGBT elders living in … Continue reading

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