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Nursing Homes Tell LGBT Elders, “Get back into the closet.”

By Jack Halpern, CEO, My Elder Advocate My Elder Advocate, in the course of each day, deals with many problems that elders face in nursing homes, hospitals, and at home. While all forms of discrimination in long-term care settings are egregious, the LGBT elders face a unique set of discriminatory policies and fears. The federal Nursing Home Reform Act (NHRA) …