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LGBTQ Individuals Get Protection on the Job, But Not for Healthcare

On June 16, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that existing federal law forbids job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation of transgender status. The ruling will affect LGBTQ workers across the country, because most states don’t provide protections from workplace discrimination. However, that decision followed a federal announcement stripping transgender health protections from the Affordable Care Act.  

Legal and Clinical Ethics in Serving LGBT+ Older Adults

On November 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) has published Legal and Clinical Ethics in Serving LGBT+ Older Adults, authored by attorneys Robert Rodè and William McDonough of LeadingAge Minnesota business partner member Voigt, Rodè, Boxeth & Coffin, and Jane Danner of Volunteers of America National Services.  

Making Zero Harm Possible: Ecumen Diversity & Inclusion Council

On November 5, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Diversity & Inclusion Council at Ecumen was recently recognized with a Make Zero Harm Possible award from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes individuals and staff teams in aging services settings who demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality care and to treating people with respect and dignity – always.  

Free Training for HCBS Providers on Community Inclusion

On March 6, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

A free webinar on March 14 will help Adult Day Services and Assisted Living providers whose clients receive funding through Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver programs ensure their setting facilitates community inclusion as required by the HCBS Settings Rule. 

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