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Ageing, later life and caring in LGBTQ communities

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posted on 2023-07-18, 14:44 authored by Joseph de LappeJoseph de Lappe

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 DeLappeResearch 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.

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