Category Archives: LGBT Elders

Urgent: LGBTQ Aging

As much as we all hate to admit it, more and more of us are getting older every day!  Our LGBTQ cultures, like most others, have been youth oriented, defying mainstream norms for activity, hobbies, and interests based on gender. … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Excited about the LGBT Legal Fair

I was reading through upcoming LGBT events in my community and came across what initially struck me as the most tame of postings I’d ever seen in my party-loving, adopted home of New Orleans. Advertised as an “LGBT Legal Fair”, … Continue reading

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Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m 64?

The United States is experiencing its largest population of aging seniors, approximately one in five Americans will be over the age of 65 by 2030, according to a 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to a … Continue reading

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Columbia University School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Expand LGBTQ Elder Care in NYC!

This amazing grant was announced late in September, 2014!  Elder LGBT Interprofessional Care Program (E-LINC) is an interdisciplinary project headed by Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, ANP-BC.  The main purpose of the project is to eliminate health disparities for LGBT elders living in … Continue reading

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