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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.

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

NATIONAL | 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.

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.

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

HEALTH | 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.

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.

South Florida’s First Gay Retirement Home Paving the Way

RETIREMENT | By Sun Sentinel Staff | Mar 31
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

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.

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.

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