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LGBTQ Elders Have Unique Needs, Experiences.

January 17, 2019

Next Avenue (1/17, Bajko) reports on differences in experiences within the LGBTQ community that may impact their aging experience. This population varies from its heterosexual counterpart because of discrimination experienced in day-to-day life and medical settings, and some do not have close family relations due to their sexual orientation. Moreover, many male members of this cohort were impacted by the AIDS epidemic.



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Last modified on 01/18/2019


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