Category: Seniors

Seniors
Elderly Slips and Falls Guide

Elderly Slips and Falls Guide

In 2019, more than 3 million elderly Americans visited the emergency room because of fall-related injuries. That breaks down to five or six falls every minute. Data suggests women are hospitalized after a fall at…

Seniors
LGBTQIA+ Senior Housing Options

LGBTQIA+ Senior Housing Options

For many seniors, keeping up with  a home takes tremendous effort and financial investment. That’s why many older adults decide to sell their homes and take advantage of the benefits of senior housing. But for…

Seniors
A Guide to LGBTQIA+ Senior Housing Options from MemoryCare.com

A Guide to LGBTQIA+ Senior Housing Options from MemoryCare.com

Seniors face various challenges as they age. Finding senior housing that provides safety, as well as assistance or medical services as needed, is a difficult process for any senior. But for those who are members…

Seniors
Top 15 LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in the U.S.

Top 15 LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in the U.S.

As attitudes and awareness about the LGBT community come full circle around the country, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are finding they now have more choices when it comes to living out their…

Seniors
LGBT Assisted Living Communities – Finding A Gay-Friendly Facility

LGBT Assisted Living Communities – Finding A Gay-Friendly Facility

According to a 2017 Gallup poll, the percentage of American adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) increased to 4.5% from the previous year. While confidentiality concerns may skew these numbers, that amounts…

Seniors
Senior Living Options for LGBTQIA+ Adults

Senior Living Options for LGBTQIA+ Adults

Access to safe, clean housing and adequate care is vital for older adults, but for those who identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, finding that care is often more challenging than it is…

Seniors
LGBTQ+ Elder Health Care Guide

LGBTQ+ Elder Health Care Guide

Growing older presents challenges for millions of Americans, but members of the LGBTQ+ community are particularly hard-hit. According to the UCLA Williams Institute, LGBTQ+ older adults face many additional barriers to receiving health care. We…