Topics :: LGBT seniors

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SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
SAGE has launched a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis, hosting a panel discussion at its national headquarters on February 3 with marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor.

Sage Release Research on Aging Among LGBTs

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
LGBT seniors report high concerns about aging and retirement, a lack of disclosure to their healthcare providers and smaller support networks, but are also more likely to see themselves as mentors, reads a new report by SAGE.

Seniors More Accepting of Gay Couples in Assisted Living Facilities, Study Shows

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Nov 1
A new study out of Miami suggests that Americans are much more accepting of gay couples in assisted living facilities than previously thought, especially seniors.

Edie Windsor Honored at "Eight Over Eighty" Gala

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 7
On March 5, nearly 500 New Yorkers came together to honor 84-year-old LGBT trailblazer Edie Windsor, who was among those celebrated at Jewish Home Lifecare’s "Eight Over Eighty" gala in New York City, held at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

At Spirit on Lake, Gay Seniors Find Safe Haven

NATIONAL | By Patrick Condon | Jan 2
Spirit on Lake, is a 46-unit affordable housing complex marketed to older members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community -- only the second of its kind in the United States.

Kate Clinton Teams Up With AARP/SAGE for LGBT Baby Boomers

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 3
Lesbian comedian Kate Clinton has teamed up with SAGE and the AARP for a session on LGBT Baby Boomers, to be held on Oct. 5 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Report: LGBT Seniors in Philadelphia See Healthcare, Housing Challenges

FAMILY | By Angela Thomas | Apr 18
The Public Health Management Corporation released a wide-ranging, first-of-its-kind report on the needs of local LGBT seniors.

Gay and Aging in La-La Land

LOCAL | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Mar 11
The gay community is youth obsessed, and Hollywood is preoccupied with one’s image. So how does it fare for those LGBTs who are gay and gray and living in LA?

LGBT Millennials Start to Think about Aging

FAMILY | By Peter Hernandez | Jan 30
Tom Temprano believes in an anti-ageist LGBT community that recognizes the needs of the elderly, but it wasn’t until he broke a tiny bone in his foot during a heated basketball game that he experienced first-hand the limitations that come with age.

Researchers Turn Focus to LGBT Seniors

FAMILY | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 23
In terms of academic research, LGBT seniors largely remain in the closet. Only a few studies have attempted to shed light on the needs of aging LGBT adults.

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