Year: 1988 Source: The Hospice Journal, v.4, no.2, (1988), p.37-54 SIEC No: 19910437

This article describes how to meet the needs of gay AIDS parients & their families. The author discusses issues such as the decision to stop treatment, the importance of relaying information, suicide, pain management, dementia, & social & cultural factors, such as age & stigma. Case management is detailed, specifically for those who live alone. Sections on spiritual care, support for care providers, & bereavement are also provided. (VM)