Ageing, later life and caring in the LGBTQIA+ community
Accessible document to accompany Ageing Well Public Talk Series 22/23. Talk 11:
Ageing, later life and caring in LGBTQ communities - Joe DeLappe & Tony Collins-Moore July 12th 2023
The LGBTQ+ community is ageing like other communities but are there different issues? In this talk Joe and Tony will explore what is the appropriate way to support the LGBTQ+ community to age well and how caring can work from an alternative family dynamic perspective.
Tony Collins-Moore - Carers Wellbeing Academy Manager, Carers Centre Tower Hamlets. Tony describes himself as advocate or & safeguarding champion, husband, animal lover, honest, fun & life loving man.
Dr Joseph DeLappe – Research Associate, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies, The Open University. Joe works on a range of health, wellbeing, and social care projects at the OU. His own research interests include health inequalities for LGBTQ+ populations, particularly as they age.
- Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)