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Fearless and Pink: Aging in the LGBT Community


Erik Janson, DNP, FNP-BC, MPH

Family Nurse Practitioner

Viginia Mason Medical Center


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the demographics of LGBT elders and unique health care needs of LGBT elders.
  • Identify and explain how the historical and present-day context shapes lives and access to health care.
  • Describe approaches to offering affirmative health services or inclusive research studies.

[From the Spring 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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