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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.

Robin Roberts Hosts WebMD Awards

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 7
On November 6, WebMD Health Corp., the leading source of health information, honored the winners of its 2014 Health Hero Awards at a live event hosted by Good Morning America co-anchor, Robin Roberts, at The Times Center in New York City.

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.

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 Seniors: Challenges, Improvements, and Reasons for Optimism

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

Issues Facing LGBT Seniors Tackled at Conference

FAMILY | By Heather Cassell | Nov 26
The many issues facing LGBT seniors - including housing, access to health care, and diversity - were discussed at a recent daylong conference presented by the Institute on Aging.

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.

On Minn. Gay Marriage Vote, Seniors a Tough Crowd

NATIONAL | By Patrick Condon | Oct 29
Minnesota is one of four states with gay marriage on the November ballot, and gay rights supporters hope to win over some senior citizens, who vote in high numbers and have been a key factor in the decisions in the other states, like California.

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