Take stock of LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination practices, attorneys advise
Aug 19, 2022
Treating residents as individuals, training staff members and having the appropriate policies and procedures in place are key takeaways for senior living communities and other long-term care facilities...
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Aug 16, 2022
Assisted living director convicted of failing to report sexual assault … Senior living worker cites racial discrimination in promotion denial … SAGE’s financial literacy app for LGBTQ+ older adults...
Assisted living, skilled nursing operator sued for sexual orientation discrimination
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Aug 11, 2022
Tennessee-based Aspire Regional Partners falsely accused a long-term care facility maintenance director of performance deficiencies and then fired him because of his sexual orientation, the Equal Employment...
Barriers to advance care planning ID’d for sexual/gender minorities
Aug 04, 2022
A survey of sexual and gender-minority people identifies discrimination in the healthcare system as a barrier to advance care planning.
Proposed rule would reinstate gender identity, sexual orientation protections in CMS regulations
Lois A. Bowers
Jul 25, 2022
Protections on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation would be reinstated in Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulations under a proposed rule announced Monday by U.S. Department...
More news for Friday, July 1
Jul 01, 2022
Texas senior living communities eligible for $46 million in workforce development grants … AARP invests $3.4 million in 260 community improvement projects geared toward older adults … Older adult accelerator...
More news for Thursday, June 23
Jun 23, 2022
National Assisted Living Week 2022 theme is ‘Joyful Moments’ … Costs, demand for housing rise with aging population … Addressing LGBTQIA+ challenges for older adults goal of legislation
Federal LGBTQ+ protections for long-term care residents included in ‘first-of-its-kind’ executive...
Jun 16, 2022
Federal protections for LGBTQ+ long-term care residents were included in a “first-of-its-kind” executive order signed Wednesday by President Biden.
The order, which marks Pride Month, June, directs...
Senior living operator agrees to settle landmark transgender discrimination case
Jun 15, 2022
A Maine senior living operator will adopt a comprehensive nondiscrimination policy and provide cultural competency training to staff members under the terms of a settlement in the first known discrimination...
Former school repurposed for New England’s first LBGTQ affordable senior housing community
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Jun 13, 2022
The former William Barton Rogers Middle School in Hyde Park, MA, which has sat idle for years, soon will see new life as Boston’s — and all of New England’s — first affordable housing community...