This publication reports on the 2014 data from the Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging and Sexuality/Gender Study (NHAS), the largest national American survey focused on the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
This American policy brief aims to provide recommendations to policy makers and service providers to improve the health and wellness of LGBT elders of colour. While the recommendations are based on the American context the content can provide insightful in other contexts.
This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to sexuality and the sexual health of older adults. Topics covered include sexually transmitted infections, sex education, sexuality, sexualilty and health equity and sexuality and dementia. 4 pages.
The authors argue that LGBT person’s needs are often overlooked in dementia care and share their findings from a workshop they facilitated to capture ideas for best practices developed by people with personal and professional experience of these unique challenges.
This paper examines the influence of key health indicators and risk and protective factors on health outcomes (including general health, disability, and depression) among lesbian, gay male and bisexual (LGB) older adults.
The authors investigated health disparities among LGB older adults 50 years and older by analyzing data from the 2003-2010 Washington State Behavioural Risk Factor Surveillance on health outcomes, chronic conditions, access to care, behaviours and screening by gender and sexual orientation.
This paper describes the significance of key empirical findings from the recent and landmark study Caring and Aging with Pride: The National Health, Aging and Sexuality Study, on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging and health disparities.