REVIEW: Growing Older as a Trans and/or Non-Binary Person Jennie Kermode

September 9, 2021

Growing Older as a Trans and/or Non-Binary Person

Jennie Kermode

Drawing on the experiences of older trans people and those transitioning later in life, this is a definitive guide to ageing as a trans and/or non-binary person. Author Kermode looks in depth at the key health concerns and social issues affecting older trans people, including care homes, pensions, inheritance and funeral planning, as well as hormone use and physical changes, isolation and dementia. The information and experience gathered in these pages shares effective ways of learning about how to best deal with ageing from a trans or non binary viewpoint, giving vital information, and authentic insight, into problems, challenges, solutions and some delightful work arounds to make choice easier and life more fulfilling.

Kermode also provides guidance for professionals looking to better meet the needs of these individuals and highlights the important factors that need to be considered at an institutional level to provide the best care for people across the gender spectrum.

The book offers significant insights into the lives of our Trans elders and should be required reading for anyone working, supporting or providing services to an ageing LGBTQ+ population it’s also a warm and encouraging book which enables us to look positively at the process of growing older successfully with a richness and life affirming sense of self.

Out now £16.99

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