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Dementia, Memory Care, and LGBT People

ByTim R. Johnston

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias present unique challenges for LGBT older adults, including family dynamics, sexual expression, and gender identity and expression. This chapter outlines what makes LGBT people with dementia unique, the challenges facing LGBT caregivers of any older adult living with dementia, and some specific considerations for staff working in a memory care setting.