Topics :: GLBT elders

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LGBT Elders Erased From National Survey

LGBT Elders Erased From National Survey

By John McDonald | Mar 25
The annual National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP) will not seek to identify individuals based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Administration on Aging revealed this week.

Poverty A Harsh Reality For LGBT Seniors

Poverty A Harsh Reality For LGBT Seniors

By John McDonald | Jan 15
"The desperate cries for financial assistance and low-income LGBT housing generally fall on deaf ears and I fear this means that today's LGBT seniors will die off before ground is broken for their new home."

Communities Work to Become Age-Friendly for Residents

Communities Work to Become Age-Friendly for Residents

By Jamie Stengle | Dec 31
Hundreds of communities around the world- both big and small - are working to make sure people can live there from birth to old age.

Challenges Abound in Locating LGBT Seniors' Resources

By Bill Allen | Jun 12
Finding information and resources during retirement and the golden years is difficult even for the most savvy of seniors, especially those in the LGBT community. Here are some resources.

Confab Highlights LGBT Aging Research

By Matrhew S. | Dec 3
As more and more LGBT seniors are living out of the closet, the issues they are confronting during their golden years are receiving increased attention from researchers who study aging.

Aging in America, Part Five :: California - A Case in Point

By William E. Kelly | Jul 25
Received wisdom is that California is a bellwether for the rest of the nation. What does that mean when it comes to the economic and political ramifications of our aging population?

HUD Guidance Protects LGBT Seniors

By John Riley | Jul 19
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Monday announced a positive development for LGBT seniors seeking housing.

Aging in America, Part 3: What Can We Do for Ourselves?

Mar 27
The most promising course for yielding cost-effective and real-time solutions, while at the same time mitigating the negative impacts of an aging population, is dealing with the obvious now -- before the crisis worsens.

SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

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.

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

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.

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