LGBTQ Aging

posted Wed, 2019-07-24 13:21
The Summer 2019 issue of Generations lays out the landscape of how rural America does and does not work for older adults—barriers to accessing services and scarce resources juxtaposed against life on the land and the value of that community.
posted Fri, 2019-06-07 20:19
Most states have no state laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination.
posted Fri, 2019-04-19 16:57
Why won’t Americans, who are living longer lives, plan for their long-term care? And where are the policies for financing it?
posted Tue, 2019-04-16 18:40
What lies ahead for the burgeoning population of older adults that will need long-term care?
posted Mon, 2019-04-08 13:39
This engaging session will discuss the results of a needs assessment completed by Howard Brown Health to identify specific health and wellness concerns and service needs among older LGBTQ adults.
posted Mon, 2019-04-01 22:49
If you’re interested in the law and policy horizons for LGBT Elders, especially in the wake of the Masterpiece Cake Supreme Court decision, Aaron Tax (SAGE) and Murray Scheel (Whitman-Walker) have a panel session for you!  
posted Mon, 2019-04-01 22:49
We have often heard from aging network providers who have some LGBT inclusion efforts in place, “How do we work with the heterosexual and cisgender peers of our LGBT older adults”?
posted Mon, 2019-03-25 14:21
Wellness is a simple, though multi-pronged, concept, which emphasizes a mission of connection.
posted Thu, 2019-03-14 14:27
ASA’s Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) Leadership Council will celebrate OAM by offering a special series of presentations at the 2019 Aging in America Conference.
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.