One of the ongoing medical challenges in our state is delivering quality care for patients who don’t live anywhere near a major metropolitan area of the commonwealth. Now imagine if you’re LGBTQ in a rural county and need to find a doctor or pharmacist. What sort of barriers might you face? It’s a topic we’re exploring as part of Pride month and elder abuse awareness month.
Dr. Greg’s guest this week is Aaron Guest, a phd candidate in the graduate center for gerontology at the University of Kentucky. He’s also on the board of the American Public Health Association. He talked recently about some of the unique challenges facing older and rural LGBTQ patients in getting appropriate healthcare.
UK HealthCare has a Transform Health Clinic.