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LITERATURE REVIEW In order to ensure that all the nation’s seniors have a high quality of life, it is imperative to understand the diversity of the population. This literature review examines research on Hispanic older adults, LGBT older adults, and LGBT Hispanics, to determine the scope “I think there is a huge of knowledge on Hispanic LGBT older adults and what research is needed in the future. Research on Hispanic problem with older LGBT older adults is scarce. No major studies focus persons, aside from exclusively on this group; the only information that is rejection. Nobody available comes from sources studying LGBT older adults wants to get near or overall. Consequently, this review analyzed studies that talk to an LGBT examine people at the intersection of diverse identities, for person, even if they are example, articles on LGBT Hispanics or LGBT older adults. Doing so revealed commonalities between LGBT in the same Hispanics, LGBT older adults, and Hispanic older adults place…There is a great and gaps where more research is required. The review also deal of rejection of old briefly describes organizations that specialize in serving persons. That is why Hispanic LGBT older adults, as they may be able to provide those old men and additional insight. The following literature review first identifies organizations that serve Hispanic LGBT older adults. Next, it provides a brief overview of the economic and health status of Hispanic older adults. It then looks in depth at the economic and health status of LGBT older adults and LGBT Hispanics. Finally, it discusses what current literature and research is able to tell us about the status of Hispanic LGBT older adults.

women do not have support groups even among themselves…We are persons who, because of who we are, people are not interested in…” - Study participant

Organizations Serving Hispanic LGBT Older Adults With the growing number of Hispanic LGBT older adults, there is a tremendous need for community-based organizations that serve them in a culturally- and linguistically-competent manner. The Azteca Project near San Diego, California, and the Harlem branch of Services and Activities for GLBT Elders (SAGE) are organizations dedicated to serving racially- and ethnically-diverse LGBT older adults. The Azteca Project is dedicated to providing support and referral services to Hispanic LGBT older adults (Azteca Project, a). The initiative, founded by activist John Acosta, organizes food and clothing drives and conducts efforts to educate the 11

In Their Own Words: Hispanic LGBT Older Adults  

This report was created by the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) in partnership with SAGE and sponsored by the Diverse Elder Coalit...

In Their Own Words: Hispanic LGBT Older Adults  

This report was created by the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) in partnership with SAGE and sponsored by the Diverse Elder Coalit...

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