LGBTQ+ caregivers of people with dementia face unique stresses that lead to poorer physical and mental health
Discrimination, isolation and stigma related to sexual orientation or gender identity likely contribute to the higher rates of depression and lower quality of life of LGBTQ+ caregivers. — By Joel G. Anderson, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Tennessee Caring for someone living with dementia can be a stressful experience that harms the physical and mental health of caregivers. Many caregivers experience depression and lower quality of life. LGBTQ+ caregivers face unique challenges that can magnify these strains.