Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

What LGBT Seniors Stand to Lose in ACA Repeal

What LGBT Seniors Stand to Lose in ACA Repeal

This post originally appeared on the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation website. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) older adults face many of the same health and aging challenges other older adults face, but more pronounced. As a result,...
What LGBT Seniors Stand to Lose in ACA Repeal

On National HIV/Aging Awareness Day: Alarming Statistics

Did you know that SAGE created the first HIV/AIDS support group for older adults? In honor of National Gay Men’s HIV Awareness Day, we’re reposting this blog from SAGE about the ways they’re working to improve the quality of life for our LGBT elders...
What LGBT Seniors Stand to Lose in ACA Repeal

Get Into the Act

This year’s theme for Older Americans Month is “Get into the Act.” Although unintended, the theme made me think of how often LGBT older adults have had to “act” throughout their lives – whether it was living in the closet growing-up in a time and place when it was not...
What LGBT Seniors Stand to Lose in ACA Repeal

HIV and Aging at the 2015 ASA Conference

The Diverse Elders Coalition and its five coalition member organizations will all be represented at this year’s Aging in America Conference.  In the weeks leading up to the conference, we will be sharing blog posts from coalition members who are presenting or...