LGBTQ+ Older Adult Resources


Did you know that among people over 50 years of age in the U.S., over 2.7 millionopens a new window of them identify as LGBTQ+? As the country’s population ages, there is an increasing need for health care, social support and access to aging-related legal resources.

This is especially true for LGBTQ+ communities. People who identify as LGBTQ+ in Colorado opens a new windowreport more mental and physical health issues, increased health-risk behaviors and higher rates of social isolation or depression than heterosexual people.

Denver PrideFestopens a new window takes place in June. It is a great opportunity to be mindful of the wide range of LGBTQ+ people in our community, and to share stories and experiences between different generations.


Resources

You can start with these local and national LGBTQ+ resources for older adults for social support systems, financial planning, health, advocacy and other issues.

Find more local LGBTQ+ Resources.

Find reading recommendations and more in this LGBTQ+ Pride Month blog.

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