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Portland Outranks Seattle in Top 20 Cities for LGBT-Friendly Retirement in 2018

SeniorAdvice.com infographic
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The country's Northwestern region had several cities make the list. Seattle, Washington boasts a large number of senior living facilities, and Portland, Oregon has a high LGBT population. ...
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New Report Highlights Dangers of Religious Exemption Laws for LGBT Elders

National
The report highlights the unique ways in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders are harmed by a growing number of laws and policies aimed at exempting religious organizations and individuals from following nondiscrimination and civil rights laws and policies. ...
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Human Services Department Seeks to Fund Dementia Adult Day Facility Services

Health Local
The Human Services Department is seeking applications from agencies to provide day services for adults 60 and older with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia condition. ...
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Trump Administration Proposes Eliminating LGBT Elders from Key Federal Survey

Politics
Results from the survey are used to determine how to direct billions of dollars toward older people’s needs through publicly funded senior centers, home-delivered meals, family caregiver support, transportation, and other key supports. ...
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Logo to Premiere LGBT Elder Documentary ‘Gen Silent’ with Blogging Call to Action

Photo Still: Gen Silent
Entertainment
Sites, blogs and organizations will share posts using #GenSilent to raise awareness for issues facing LGBT seniors, a population expected to double to at least 3 million by 2050. ...
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Aging Elders Tell Supreme Court: We Need Marriage Equality

The brief describes the adverse effects that the states’ refusal to license and recognize marriages by same-sex couples has on older couples.
Top News National
The brief describes the adverse effects that the states’ refusal to license and recognize marriages by same-sex couples has on older couples. ...
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Edie Windsor Joins SAGE in Launch of LGBT Elder Housing Initiative

Edie Windsor, Joan Lipkin and Sherrill Wayland. Photo: SAGE
Top News Health
Marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor joined SAGE Tuesday to launch a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis. ...
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