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Aging Network Planning Tools: LGBT Older Adult Community Assessments & Reports

Prepared by: Serena Worthington & Sherrill Wayland, SAGE Updated 12/29/2016

National Reports SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) Out and Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults, Ages 45-75 http://sageusa.org/resources/outandvisible.cfm National LGBT Health and Aging Center and Caring and Aging with Pride The Aging and Health Report – Disparities and Resilience among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults http://caringandaging.org/ National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey http://www.thetaskforce.org/downloads/reports/reports/ntds_full.pdf National Institutes of Health (NIH) Plans for Advancing LGBT Health Research http://www.nih.gov/about/director/01032013_lgbt_plan.htm NIH LGBT Research Coordinating Committee Consideration of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report on the Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Individuals https://report.nih.gov/UploadDocs/LGBT%20Health%20Report_FINAL_2013-01-03508%20compliant.pdf American Society on Aging LAIN – LGBT Aging Community Needs Assessment Blogs http://www.asaging.org/blog/results-and-implications-st-louis-lgbt-older-adultsneeds-assessment


The National Center for Transgender Equality 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=836 Transgender Health Identifying the Transgender Population in the Medicare Program http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=838 The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law Census & LGBT Demographic Studies http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/category/research/census-lgbt-demographics-studies/ LGBT Aging: A Review of Research Findings, Needs, and Policy Implications http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/research/lgbt-older-adults-highlighting-isolation-discrimination/ Movement Advancement Project (MAP) Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults http://lgbtmap.org/lgbt-older-adults?from=issue National Hispanic Council on Aging, SAGE, and Diverse Elders Coalition In Their Own Words: A needs Assessment of Hispanic LGBT Older Adults http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=644 Senior Center Staff Perceptions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults: A Research Proposal, by Kelsey Lauren Branca 2013 http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/18662/1/KELSEY_BRANCA_THESIS_2013%281%29.pdf Health Care Matters: Perspective from LGBT Older Adults Hoffman, Mary, "Health Care Matters: Perspectives from LGBT Older Adults" (2016).Master of Social Work Clinical Research Papers. Paper 598. http://sophia.stkate.edu/msw_papers/598 Successful Aging Among LGBT Older Adults: Physical and Mental Health Related Quality of Life by Age Group (Free download available) Published in the Gerontologist. Feb. 2015 by Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, PhD, Hyun-Jun Kim, PhD, Chengshi Shiu, PhD, Jayn Goldsen, BS, and Charles A. Emlet, PhD https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25213483 Cultural Diversity and Caregiving - American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/pi/about/publications/caregivers/faq/cultural-diversity.aspx


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults: Current Research and Clinical Applications Dr. Nancy Orel http://ohioaging.org/PDFs/12.%20(LGBT)%20Older%20Adults%20-%20Nancy%20Orel.pdf Health People 2020 – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgenderhealth?topicid=25

Regional Reports Empire State Pride Agenda Foundation and the New York State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health and Human Services Network LGBT Health and Human Service Needs and New York State http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=425 The Morton Group LGBT Needs Assessment Team Chicago LGBT Community Needs Assessment http://www.cct.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/LGBTCommunityNeedsAssessment.pdf SAGE Maine Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Aging in Maine Community Needs Assessment: 2012 Survey and Focus Group Report http://www.maine4a.org/image_upload/AARP-SAGE-GLBT-Report-2013-pdf.pdf KICK—The Agency for LGBT African Americans and the LGBT Older Adult Coalition Exploring the Needs of LGBT Elder in Metro Detroit http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/pdfs/MetroDetroitLGBTelderreport.pdf Aging Reports from PFUND in Minnesota Equality As We Age: A report on LGBT seniors in Minnesota http://pfundfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/10029-A-PFund-Seniors-Report.2up.pdf 2012 Twin Cities LGBT Aging Needs Assessment Survey Report http://pfundfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/12046-PFund-LGBT-Aging-Report_online.pdf Ready to Serve? PFund Foundation report of the aging network and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults http://pfundfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/10060-A-PFund-Trained-to-ServeReport.2up.pdf


The Center in San Diego LGBT San Diego’s Trailblazing Generation: Housing & Related Needs of LGBT Seniors http://www.thecentersd.org/pdf/programs/senior-needs-report.pdf LGBT Elder Needs Assessment Project A Project of: Lavender Seniors of the East Bay / Tides Center, Dan Ashbrook, Director & Gil Gerald & Associates, Inc http://static1.1.sqspcdn.com/static/f/622579/13385231/1311716510443/LGBT+Elder+Needs+Assessme nt+Project.pdf?token=NBBxKIfi6SJCyf%2BYQcdxgfDD%2BUQ%3D Commonwealth of Massachusetts Special Legislative Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Aging Report http://archives.lib.state.ma.us/bitstream/handle/2452/334782/ocn930400356.pdf?sequence=1&isAllo wed=y San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services, Office on Aging (LGBT Inclusive Report) Assessment of the Needs of San Francisco Seniors and Adults with Disabilities http://www.sfhsa.org/asset/ReportsDataResources/DAASNeedsAssessmentPartI.pdf FreeState Legal, Baltimore, MD An Assessment of the Legal and Human Services Needs of Low-Income LGBT Individuals in the Greater Baltimore Region – December 2009 prepared for the FreeState Legal Project http://www.freestatelegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/FreeState_NeedsAssessment.pdf San Francisco, CA LGBT Aging Policy Task Force Addressing the Needs of LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco: Recommendations for the Future http://depts.washington.edu/agepride/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/SFLGBTOlderAdultsFINAL7-10-13.pdf Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc – Aging & Disability Resource Center LGBT Aging in Palm Beach County http://cdn.trustedpartner.com/docs/library/AreaAgningOnAgency2012/news/LGBT_Aging_in_Palm_Be ach_County_2014_PAHMGAUF.pdf San Francisco Human Services Agency Planning Unit Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Senior in San Francisco: Current Estimates of Population Size, Service Needs, and Service Utilization http://www.sfhsa.org/asset/ReportsDataResources/LGBTSeniorsReport.pdf Riverside County Office on Aging Out and Gray: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elders of Riverside County, 2010 http://www.rcaging.org/Portals/0/uploads/OOA/lgbt_out_n_gray.pdf


CAMP Rehoboth Community Center Health and Wellness Needs of the Senior LGBTQ Community in Sussex County Delaware: A Needs Assessment http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=839

Aging Network Planning Tools 2017  

Designed to provide the Aging Network and LGBT organizations updated links to LGBT Community Assessments and Reports that can help with plan...