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By Debra A. Harley, Pamela B. Teaster

This groundbreaking source offers a wealth of findings and views formerly unseen within the LGBT literature. Its concentrate on mental, sociopolitical and care supply matters affecting LGBT elders finds either the nuanced interaction among various resources of identification and a number of resources of stigma and discrimination.

Specific chapters spotlight demanding situations and resiliencies impacting subpopulations (e.g., racial teams, veterans, immigrants), learn employment and advocacy matters, speak about later-life issues in context and supply guidance for appropriate, moral perform. participants signify quite a lot of fields from psychiatry and gerontology to public healthiness and public coverage, reflecting the scope and wishes of this varied and intricate population.

Among the subjects within the Handbook:

Family relationships of older LGBT adults.

  • The intersection of identities: race, age, sexuality and care network.
  • Bisexuality: an invisible neighborhood between LGBT elders.
  • Implications of the excellent courtroom ruling on same-sex marriage.
  • No funds, no paintings and you are old.
  • Disabilities between LGBT elders: responses of drugs, public wellbeing and fitness, rehabilitation and social work.

Handbook of LGBT Elders is a necessary reference for psychological overall healthiness pros, psychologists and social employees who paintings with the LGBT group and the aged, in addition to researchers drawn to the LGBT neighborhood and aging.

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T. edu Older adults as a population are living longer than ever before in history. Because of this phenomenon, one relatively recent in history, our understanding of the population of older adults is becoming more nuanced as the once and parochially assumed homogeneity of older adults is disentangled to reveal a landscape that is increasingly heterogeneous. Scholars are increasingly examining the heterogeneity of the older adult population that identifies as LGBT. A. B. 1007/978-3-319-03623-6_2 27 28 this chapter delineates an understanding of LGBT elders by providing information on a general aging population as well as on those elders who identify as being in a minority status, particularly those with a sexual minority status.

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