The invisible elderly : lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults
Jablonski, Rita A., Vance, David E., & Beattie, Elizabeth (2013) The invisible elderly : lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(11), pp. 46-52.
More than 2 million older adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). The purpose of this article is to present an overview of the physical and mental health needs of LGBT older adults to sensitize nurses to the specific needs of this group. Nurses are in a prominent position to create health care environments that will meet the needs of this invisible, and often misunderstood, group of people.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||sexuality, aged care, elderly, lgbt|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Aged Care Nursing (111001)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Culture Gender Sexuality (200205)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||31 Jan 2014 02:42|
|Last Modified:||01 May 2014 03:04|
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