How to Support Healthy Aging for LGBTQ2+ Seniors

Nicole Tremblay, Jane Osborne, United Way of the Lower Mainland
From United Way
Description / Summary

On August 11, 2020, the United Way of the Lower Mainland hosted this webinar session with presenters Jane Osborne (Regional Mentor, Central & North Vancouver Island, BC Community Response Networks Volunteer Facilitator, Restorative Justice Victoria) and Nicole Tremblay (Clinical Social Work Educator with Seniors Health, Island Health). The webinar explored the historical context of LGBTQ2+ seniors and offered ideas on how to provide inclusive and affirming care to LGBTQ2+ seniors who access your services and programs.

  • See the attached documents for the powerpoint point slides and handouts associated with this presentation. 
  • Resources mentioned or shown in the webinar:
    • Toolkit: Developing Inclusive & Affirming Care for LGBTQ2+ Seniors Toolkit, developed by Nicole. Click here. 
    • Video: Canada's LGBT seniors fear discrimination in elder care: click here
    • Video: What does Inclusive Care look like?: click here
    • QMUNITY's Aging Out Report: Moving towards queer and trans* competent care for seniors: click here

*This resource relates to the search terms LGBTQ, LGBTQ2SIA and LGBTQ2IA.