Topics :: LGBT seniors

Edie Windsor Honored at "Eight Over Eighty" Gala

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 7, 2014
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

By Patrick Condon | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
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

By Angela Thomas | Thursday Apr 18, 2013
The Public Health Management Corporation released a wide-ranging, first-of-its-kind report on the needs of local LGBT seniors.

South Florida’s First Gay Retirement Home Paving the Way

By Sun Sentinel Staff | Sunday Mar 31, 2013
Tom Duffy, a retired catering business owner, converted what once was a small Wilton Manors assisted living facility to create his dream: Secret Garden, an independent living center where gay men can be themselves as they age.

Gay and Aging in La-La Land

By Holly Grigg-Spall | Monday Mar 11, 2013
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 Seniors: Challenges, Improvements, and Reasons for Optimism

By William Kelly | Thursday Feb 28, 2013
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) seniors often have no biological family advocating for them and are becoming increasingly dependent on outside services.

Gay and Gray in Big Sky Country

By Lindsay King- Miller | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Gay culture is embraced by the mainstream much more than it was in the past. For LGBT elders, finding their place in it -- especially in a state like Colorado, where self-sufficiency is king -- can be difficult.

LGBT Millennials Start to Think about Aging

By Peter Hernandez | Wednesday Jan 30, 2013
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

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Jan 23, 2013
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.