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Transgender older adults face profound challenges and experience striking disparities in areas such as quality of health and access to health care services, mental health care, employment, housing and other areas of livelihood. Research reveals that many transgender elders routinely encounter both a health care system and a national aging network that are ill-prepared to provide culturally competent care and services and create residential environments that affirm the gender identities and expressions of transgender older people. Learn more about the key challenges and policies affecting transgender older adults, resources for supporting trans older adults, and your rights as an older trans person.

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July 30, 2015

SAGE: Why We Need Elders to Take the #USTransSurvey

Pony Knowles is the Program Manager at Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders, the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the liv

January 23, 2014

LGBT Advocates Disappointed Rules for Community Care Fail to Protect LGBT Seniors

The undersigned LGBT organizations are deeply disappointed that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced it will not add explicit nondiscrimination protections for LGBT and o

January 16, 2013

NCTE Panels and Presentations at Creating Change 2013

The National Center for Transgender Equality is excited to present a number of panels and workshops at the upcoming 25th national Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change.

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