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Seniors

Majority of LGBT Adults Concerned About Social Support and Discrimination in Long-Term Care

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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California Legislature Passes ‘Bill of Rights’ for LGBTQ Seniors in Long-Term Care

Politics
The California Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that would create a “bill of rights” for LGBTQ seniors in long-term care. ...
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Lifelong and Sound Generations to Receive City Funding for Home Delivered Meals

Local
The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced $1,503,296 million in funding for Home Delivered Meals and Registered Dietitian Services to Lifelong and Sound Generations. ...
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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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Seattle Makes Top 10 List of Best American Cities for LGBT Seniors

National
To assemble the list of gay-friendly cities, SeniorAdvice.com utilized SeniorScore, to determine the best cities in general for seniors. ...
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Lambda Legal Sues Senior Housing Facility for Allowing Abuse of Lesbian Resident

National
The facility ignored Marsha's pleas for help after being harassed and attacked because she is a lesbian and a woman who loved and created a family with another woman for 30 years. ...
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Seattle City Council Approves Senior Discounted Cable Agreement with Comcast

Local
The 10-year agreement between Comcast and the City of Seattle includes significant benefits intended to improve Internet access in Seattle. ...
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HUD Issues New Guidance Following White House Conference on Aging

National
As part of the White House Conference on Aging Monday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance to better serve and help avoid discrimination to LGBT Americans. ...
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Michigan House Committee Passes Bills Denying Homes to Foster Children

Legislators passed three bills out of committee allowing taxpayer funded adoption agencies to deny adoption placement based on moral or religious beliefs.
Top News Politics
Legislators passed three bills out of committee allowing taxpayer funded adoption agencies to deny adoption placement based on moral or religious beliefs. ...
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More Than 100 on Waiting List for Philly LGBT Senior Housing

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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