LGBT Elders

LGBT Elders

Health
Over half (52%) of LGBT adults said they fear discrimination in health care as they age. A majority are especially concerned about facing neglect, abuse, and verbal or physical harassment in LTC facilities, with Black LGBT adults reporting the highest level of concern. ...
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Health
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...
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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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Top News Local
Senior Services is offering a one-day training session based on the curriculum set by the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging (NRC). ...
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LGBT Senior Living in Philadelphia
Top News National
One-hundred people are on a waiting list to get into the John C. Anderson Apartments, the new retirement community for low-income LGBT seniors in Philly. ...
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Top News National
The youngest member of the New York City Council and the first-ever openly gay council member has secured $1.5 to create an LGBT senior center in the Bronx. ...
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Travel
The community offers independent and assisted-living options for its 70 craftsman-style apartments and bungalows that are available in nine different floor plans ranging from 830 to 2,000 square feet. ...
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Top News National
While others have proposed similar full-service LGBT retirement communities, Fountaingrove Lodge will be the first in the nation to be built. ...
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Caregiver Sensitivity Training for LGBT Elders in the Bay Area
Reliable Caregivers, has embarked on a sensitivity training program for its staff and caregivers, called "Best Practices: Steps Toward LGBT Inclusion." ...
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