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This showed, according to lead author ” the importance of providing a holistic, person-centered approach that goes beyond satisfying the technical and procedural aspects of care” Finding activities that help elders grow and nurture their emotional, intellectual, physical, and/or spiritual quality of life can help to nurture an older person’s whole life and bring back joy. For example, look at this you tube on an older woman who reconnected with art, which is her talent and spirituality and younger people plus her family, through a quality of life assessment.
But what about the quality of life for LGBT aging clients. This recent article in the New York Times shows how one retirement community responding and found joy for LGBT clients, where many LGTB aging clients have to fight for acceptance.
If aging life or geriatric care manager want to find resources for LGBT aging clients or more about their issues, The Journal of Aging Life Care has an article with many resources to help you serve these vulnerable clients in finding Joy and acceptance.
The Journal Of Aging Life has a resources list for research tool for aging LGBT clients In the article below By Jennifer Crittenden
The Handbook of Geriatric Care Management 4th edition has a seminal chapter written by geriatric care manager Nina Herndon with a quality of life assessment to help you pinpoint the quality of life needs of all clients .
Nina also has developed the first activity kit for the quality of life, Joyful Moments