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Same-sex couples: Are you and your staff prepared? Probably not

Same-sex couples: Are you and your staff prepared? Probably not

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Last week, McKnight's staff writer Tim Mullaney wrote about the new Medicare guidance that guarantees that same-sex married couples can live in the same nursing home. Is your staff prepared to offer them the same respectful service as always, and are you prepared to lead, regardless of your personal beliefs? I'll bet you're not.

Eldercare providers ill-equipped to help gay, bisexual and transgender clients, report says

Agencies that provide assistance to the elderly do not have the training necessary to effectively help gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender senior citizens, according to a new report from the University of Minnesota and the PFund Foundation, an organization that specializes in gay rights issues.