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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.

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.

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?

Gay and Gray in Big Sky Country

LOCAL | By Lindsay King- Miller | Feb 26
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.

Philadelphia Breaks Ground on Low-Income Housing for LGBT Seniors

LOCAL | By Andrew Clark | Dec 19
In November, Philadelphia broke ground on a new senior center with 56 housing units available for low-income, LGBT residents.

Philly Gay Rights Pioneers Launch Landmark Senior Housing Project

HOME | Nov 8
Project planners, LGBT-civil rights pioneers and public officials will mark the start of construction on Philadelphia’s LGBT-friendly low-income senior housing complex, the first urban project of its kind, located in the heart of the Gayborhood.

GLBT Elder Care Services Group to Build NYC Center

HEALTH | 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.

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