Inspīr Carnegie Hill, a luxury senior living community located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, proudly announces its recognition as a 2023 SAGECare Platinum Credentialed Provider. The achievement demonstrates the brand’s ongoing commitment to exceptional care and support for the senior LGBTQ+ community.
To earn this credential, a minimum of 80% of Inspīr’s management and non-management staff completed training in LGBTQ+ aging cultural competency. The program encompassed education on historical and contemporary LGBTQ+ struggles, proper use of terminology pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity, and strategies to address distinctive challenges faced by this demographic. The significance of this training is underscored by a 2022 survey conducted by AARP, revealing that 85% of older LGBTQ individuals expressed concerns about discrimination.
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