LGBT Seniors

SAGE Releases Comprehensive Research Report on Aging Concerns among LGBT Community
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

SAGE Releases Comprehensive Research Report on Aging Concerns among LGBT Community

New national study shows high concerns about retirement and healthcare providers among LGBT older people, as well as smaller support networks over time. NEW YORK, NY –  Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older people report high concerns about aging and retirement, a lack of disclosure to their healthcare providers and smaller support networks, but are […]

Adults with Diabetes: Vaccinations are an Important Part of Protecting Your Health
By August 8, 2014 Read More →

Adults with Diabetes: Vaccinations are an Important Part of Protecting Your Health

Having a chronic health condition doesn’t mean you have to lose control over your health. Every day you take steps, like eating right, monitoring your blood sugar, and watching your weight, to manage your diabetes and ensure the healthiest possible future. What if there was something you could do just once a year that could […]

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Six seconds of exercise ‘can transform health’
By July 27, 2014 Read More →

Six seconds of exercise ‘can transform health’

Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. By James Gallagher A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved general fitness over time. The team at Abertay University believe it could help avert […]

Philadelphia opens affordable homes for LGBT Seniors
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Philadelphia opens affordable homes for LGBT Seniors

PHILADELPHIA – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to celebrate the opening of the John C. Anderson Apartments, a pioneering LGBT-friendly, low-income senior housing apartment complex. The apartments – named for John C. Anderson, a Philadelphia City Council member from 1979 until his death in 1983, instrumental in the passage of Philadelphia’s civil rights bill […]

Los Angeles: GLEH expands LGBT friendly affordable senior housing
By January 24, 2013 Read More →

Los Angeles: GLEH expands LGBT friendly affordable senior housing

LOS ANGELES -The nation’s first LGBT friendly affordable senior housing provider announced its latest 40 unit development, Argyle Apartments. Located at Hollywood and Western just one metro stop from GLEH’s Triangle Square, the new development will provide affordable housing to Hollywood’s rapidly developing neighborhood. “Just 70 months ago, on March 22, 2007, we opened our […]

First Urban LGBT Affordable Housing for Seniors Breaks Ground
By November 10, 2012 Read More →

First Urban LGBT Affordable Housing for Seniors Breaks Ground

. PHILADELPHIA – The dmhFund and Pennrose Properties broke ground today on the John C. Anderson Apartments, the nation’s first urban LGBT-friendly, low-income senior housing. John C. Anderson was a Philadelphia City Council member from 1979 until his death in 1983, and was instrumental in the passage of Philadelphia’s civil rights bill for sexual minority […]