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Aging in America, Part Four :: Economic, Social and Cultural Implications

By William E. Kelly | May 30
Exploring the impact of an aging America runs too broadly and deeply to fully address in this article. But we will scratch the surface with quotes from numerous credible sources to help paint a picture.

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.

Affordable Housing For Gay Seniors Opens in Pa.

By Kathy Matheson | Jan 14
Experts say gay seniors are less likely than their straight peers to have the financial and family resources to age in homes of their own. Many fear discrimination at traditional elder housing facilities, leading them back into the closet.

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

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.

GLBT Elder Care Services Group to Build NYC Center

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 25
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is slated to open a new senior center early next year after having won a contract with the city of New York.

Couples for Equality™ Launches Globally at Miami Beach Pride Festival

Apr 16
By presenting and sharing the love and commitment of couples throughout the world who have come together to show their support for all committed and loving relationships, Couples for Equality™ endeavors to create an atmosphere of love.

Planned Fenway Gay Retirement Community Faces Foreclosure

By Kilian Melloy | May 18
Any demographic as large as the baby boomers will inevitably include a large GLBT contingent, so services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender seniors will also need to adapt or develop as the boomers age.

The High Cost of Being Gay

By Scott Stiffler | Dec 8
The authors of a much-praised analysis of additional financial burdens faced by gay couples went to a gay center to explain their findings--and what to do about them.

Swedish Gay Elders May Get A Place of Their Own

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
After more than ten years of planning, Swedish gay elders may see a facility open for them in the next two years or so.

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