Pat Ritz, left, is the primary caretaker for her partner Joan Wyzenbeek at their home in Lexington. She fears Wyzenbeek might not get a compassionate level of care from strangers at a nursing facility because of her sexual history.
Pat Ritz, left, is the primary caretaker for her partner Joan Wyzenbeek at their home in Lexington. She fears Wyzenbeek might not get a compassionate level of care from strangers at a nursing facility because of her sexual history. Lexington Herald-Leader
Pat Ritz, left, is the primary caretaker for her partner Joan Wyzenbeek at their home in Lexington. She fears Wyzenbeek might not get a compassionate level of care from strangers at a nursing facility because of her sexual history. Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Upcoming conference targets aging fears in the LGBT community

October 25, 2014 4:43 PM