Following is a list of guides, reports and practice standards to help both LGBT elders in Michigan navigate their rights and their caregivers and service providers to provide the best support and care as they age.

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Resource & Information Guides for LGBT Older Adults and Their Caregivers
LGBT Patient Rights Guide
LGBT Older Adults Housing Rights Guide
Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community: Know YOUR Rights as a Nursing Home Resident
LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2012

Reports About LGBT Elders in Michigan
Exploring the Needs of LGBT Elders in Detroit – 2012 [report]
Report on the Needs of LGBT Older Adults – 2011 [report]

Policy & Practice Guides for Service Providers

Resource & Information Guides for All Older Adults and Their Caregivers
Guardian Standards of Practice
Healthcare Decisions for Residents in Nursing Care
MI Alternatives to Guardianship Pamphlet
Model Code of Ethics for Guardians

The Arlene Kish Story:

Arlene Kish leads a transexual support group at Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale, MI. Here she addresses the subject in detail.