Below you will find a short film trailer introducing an excellent documentary, Gen Silent by Stu Maddux.
This film reveals the unique challenges that some people in the gay community are facing as they grow older. In the second video, Dr. Don Melady adds his thoughts on this topic.
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Consider the challenges faced by healthcare providers trying to build trust with patients who are deeply afraid of being rejected for who they are. As individuals age, they face new and unique challenges, and may feel vulnerable for many reasons. As healthcare providers, it is important that we take time to consider their perspectives, check our own biases, and treat individuals with dignity and respect.