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Fredriksen-Goldsen and Co-Authors Publish on Informal Caregiving Among Lesbian and Gay Individuals

Posted: 5/20/2022 (CSDE in the News)

Along with the team of co-authors from across Australia, CSDE Affiliate Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen recently published research about informal caregiving in the Australasian Journal on Ageing. The article centers the experiences of gay and lesbian caregivers over 60, using interview data to understand the challenges of these experiences. The authors conclude that caregiving policies and practices need to be responsive to the experiences and challenges faced by older lesbian and gay people.

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