It is imperative that we take a stance to work towards equity and inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ community. Research shows that upwards of five percent of long-term care residents are members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender community. This short video explains the issues facing LGBTQIA+ elders in long-term care communities and how to become
It is imperative that we take a stance to work towards equity, and inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ community. The short video below displays the disadvantages and discrimination older adults who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community face throughout their livelihoods. Our civic duty calls us to acknowledge these disparities, and actively engage all older
There are times when it is particularly important to give our attention to LGBTQ+ Pride. Right now, with the brazen increase in anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric in the news and in the culture, remembering the inherent value and the tremendous gifts LGBTQ+ people offer the world is essential. We have always been here. We have been a
We, as an agency, continue our commitment to combating systemic racism and fostering multicultural growth, equity, and inclusion. While LifePath had previously been involved in diversity initiatives, our renewed investment began in 2020 following the murder of George Floyd, when taking action against racism was explicitly named as our primary focus. We came together at
The United States has an extensive history of institutionalized racism including the uprooting of Native Americans, the Atlantic slave trade, Jim Crow laws, the internment of Japanese-American citizens, redlining, and much more. When the history of the civil rights movement is taught in schools, that unit often ends with
LifePath lifts its voice in concert with the voices speaking out against institutionalized racism. We strive to be heard in a new way in our own community, joining others across our nation. We cannot remain silent while the evidence and terrible consequences of racism continue to amass.
Today, as leaders in our community, we acknowledge these