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Planning for Lifelong Care: Guiding Questions for Transgender & Non-Binary People to Plan for Dementia and Other Serious Illness

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It can be scary to imagine or remember times we could not advocate for ourselves in a medical setting. Unfortunately, there may be times we cannot explain to health care workers how we want to be treated. It is common for transgender people to have our ability to make decisions questioned or disrespected. These questions and disrespect are even more common when we are Black, brown, and disabled. This document provides guiding questions for Transgender & Non-binary people to plan for dementia and other serious illness.


  • By

    Transgender Law Centre

  • Published

    Nov 02, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Age-friendly Communities
    • Ageism
    • Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Information, Referral, & Advocacy
    • Referral and Systems Navigation
    • General Health and Wellness
  • Audience
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
  • Category
    • Advocacy
    • Best Practices
    • Evidence-based & emerging practices
    • Participants & Intake
    • Policy, Planning, & Procedures
    • Toolkits


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