Care facilities, made custom
To address the challenges facing LGBTQ+ seniors in long-term care facilities, some cities have created senior housing projects with LGBTQ+ adults foremost in mind. "Here, there's a sense of camaraderie,” said a resident at one such facility in Chicago. “We have all lived through the difficult times of being gay or bi or trans, and now that we're seniors, we look out for one another (Abrahms, AARP)."
Explore the strategy behind these facilities and the impact they are having on LGBTQ+ seniors across the country.
Abrahms, S. (n.d.). An ‘LGBT-Welcoming’ place to call home. AARP Livable Communities: Housing. https://www.aarp.org/livable-communities/housing/info-2016/age-friendly-LGBT-housing.html