Top 10 Recommended Resources About LGBTQ+ Aging & Older Adults

Image of Senior with Rainbow Flag

As June comes to a close, I thought I would share with you a few studies and helpful resources in the field of LGBTQ+ Aging & Older Adults. Below are my top 10 recommended resources in this space. As a bonus, I’ve included a short list of my favorite curated resources. I hope you will find them useful and informative.  Without further ado:

Curated Resources:

    Especially for LGBTQ+ Older Adults Coming Out to Healthcare Professionals:

   Studies Seeking LGBTQ+ Participants:

 Relevant Presentations:

Center on American Progress: 6 Consequences of SDOH on LGBTQ+ Health:

      • Substance use disorders

        • Alcohol consumption
        • Rx misuse
        • Smoking
        • Street drug
      • Obesity & eating disorders
        • Mental health, anxiety & depression
      • Isolation & loneliness
        • Suicide rates
      • Heart disease
        • Glucose control
        • Smoking
      • Breast & cervical cancer
      • Sexually transmitted infections

Baltimore-Based LGBTQ+ Health Nonprofit:

 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention: LGBT Health Disparities:

“People who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the country. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities”

Current Events Impacting LGBTQ+ Minority Stress:


By Anthony L. Teano, MLA
Communications Specialist