Older women: Prevention and wellness
Within 10 years, more than one billion people in the world will be over the age of 65; that is one person in every five. The United Nations and public-health organizations have taken notice. As agi...
As we age, our minds change. Some changes, such as temporarily forgetting the name of an acquaintance or wondering where you parked the car, occur with normal aging. Others, however, such as diffic...
Caring for the caregiver
Many in the LGBT community have experience as caregivers. Some spent the ’80s and ’90s taking care of loved ones and friends who were sick and dying of AIDS. Now, those caregivers and younger gener...
Life-planning list for 2013
There is still time for personal planning for 2013. Taking some easy steps now can save you time, money and aggravation later in the year and further down the road.
Complete or upd...
The LGBT Elder Agenda 2013
As a result of the November elections, we no longer have to fear that a new president will repeal or revoke the rights that we have gained over the past four and more years. The election means that...
When a husband becomes a wife
Storytelling about our experiences as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people has become an important part of our culture. Our stories are passed from person to person and generation to gener...
Who cares about this election?
For LGBT people, especially elders, there are many pressing issues to be determined in this election.
The Affordable Care Act — ObamaCare — has made health care more accessible to seniors. Free pr...
Where will you live?
LGBT seniors cite housing as one of their top-five concerns as they age. Safe, affordable and LGBT-friendly housing is scarce in many areas around the country. Some LGBT elders live in situations w...
50-plus and poz
AIDS is not over, it’s just older. We now live in the era of the graying of AIDS and, whether you have been positive for a week, a year, a decade or three, there are issues you need to see coming d...