Current gay seniors experience increased struggle to make ends meet

A new report suggests elder gays and lesbians are more likely to struggle as a result of their sexual orientation as they age, 365gay.com reports.
Senior LGBTQ persons are more likely to be impoverished, lack adequate health care. (Courtesy of Sage Publications)

A new report suggests elder gays and lesbians are more likely to struggle as a result of their sexual orientation as they age, 365gay.com reports.

The Movement Advancement Agency released the study which suggests those who grow old in the community are “more likely to live in poverty, face social and community isolation, and lack appropriate health care and long-term care,” the article states.

Researches hope the findings can increase awareness for senior LGBTQ persons.

For the original 365gay.com article, click here.

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