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Compassion & Choices and SAGE Collaborate on End-of-Life Guide for LGBTQ+ Elders

Compassion & Choices (C&C), an AgeWise Colorado Provider, has joined with SAGE, said to be the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to LGBTQ+ elders, to promote a national advance care planning toolkit for SAGE’s targeted population. C&C says, “This comprehensive toolkit empowers LGBTQ+ people on how to navigate challenges in the legal or healthcare systems by offering a step-by-step guide to help think and talk about their end-of-life healthcare decisions.” The toolkit also includes information on hospice services, funeral planning, health proxies, and more. C&C and SAGE promoted the guide on social media and hosted a webinar for National Healthcare Decisions Day in April of 2024. The toolkit is available for free download at LGBTQ End-of-Life Guide. AgeWise Colorado discusses other issues pertinent to LGBTQ+ elders in our article at LGBTQ Challenges. See more about C&C in our AgeWise Colorado Provider profile at AgeWise Colorado – Compassion and Choices.

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