LGBTQ Aging

posted Tue, 2019-01-08 19:51
Compared to older adult heterosexuals, LGBTQ older adults are more likely to report higher rates of several chronic conditions associated with dementia.
posted Mon, 2019-01-07 14:24
"We’re applying a well-defined design thinking approach, one that has been widely adopted in the world of products, and one that puts the “user” of the program at the center of the design."
posted Fri, 2018-12-28 16:15
Alzheimer’s—a new view, an Openhouse/On Lok partnership helps LGBTQ elders, dementia risks for LGBTQ older adults, and the freeing fun of improv.
posted Fri, 2018-12-21 16:50
What events formed LGBT Gen Xers to make them unique, and what path lies ahead for this Sandwich Generation cohort?
posted Fri, 2018-09-21 10:36
LGBT older people are twice as likely to be single and live alone and four times less likely to have children.
posted Mon, 2018-06-25 21:53
Sexual orientation relates to socioeconomic status, and the differences in this status directly impact the health and healthy aging trajectories of LGBT elders.
posted Thu, 2018-06-14 10:25
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 18:17
Across the country, budget shortfalls have put pressure on state Medicaid programs that pro­vide most publicly funded long-term service and supports.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:55
It is important to note, air pollution can trigger COPD and asthma and increase the risk of heart attack in older adults, especially those who are diabetic or obese.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:50
Growing levels of inequality are bad news for older adults. Elder poverty rates are already high and growing—even while some smaller groups of older adults continue to do well financially.