LGBT Seniors

California governor signs 'Bill of Rights' for LGBT long-term care residents


California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill into law on Wednesday that provides protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents of long-term care facilities.

LGBT residents deserve better: geriatric society


The American Geriatric Society on Wednesday issued a broad policy statement calling for long-term care health professionals to "pioneer" procedures and policies designed to more equitably and fairly treat lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

LGBT seniors grapple with isolation, poor health, experts say

The number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals over the age of 65 is expected to double over the next few decades, yet policies and services for this group is lacking, a new report suggests.