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LGBTQIA2S+ Rights: An Overview of Oregon's Senate Bill 99
Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
Category: Educational Events

LGBTQIA2S+ Rights: An Overview of Oregon's Senate Bill 99

Senate Bill 99 (2023) enacted a bill of rights for LGBTQIA2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, Two Spirit, nonbinary and other minority gender identity or sexual orientation) older adults living in nursing facilities, assisted living and residential care facilities, and adult foster homes. The bill includes required training for facility staff, contractors and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO), as well a non-discrimination policy and other resident protections. Join us to learn more about the history and provisions of this trailblazing bill from Jane-ellen Weidanz, Deputy Director of Policy for the Office of Aging and People with Disabilities within the Oregon Department of Human Services. 

Presenter: 

Jane-ellen Weidanz 

Intended Audience: 

This presentation is intended for general interest. Results may be of particular relevance to gerontologists, clinicians, students, community members, advocates and policy makers.


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