Five things to know about the businessman linked to Maimane's R3. Human trafficking 'kingpin' to rot in jail. Like many elderly US couples, Herb Parker and Herb Horowitz chose to spend their golden years in Florida, drawn by its year-round sunshine, outdoor activities and relaxed atmosphere.
The country's Northwestern region had several cities make the list. However, this year there was no limit on the size range of cities included. The list highlights both medium-sized and large cities in the United States.
That seems obvious to those of us living out and proud lives in post-Stonewall Riots America. But fears of rejection and of being ostracized are ever-present realities for many seniors in -- or considering moving to -- shared senior living communities. I saw the fear firsthand when I volunteered at a senior living community in Washington, D.
The loneliness and isolation that can accompany aging is often compounded by discrimination and the fact the LGBT people are less likely to have children and may be ostracized by their families. Many seniors have to go back into the closet when they entered the senior care system. While the situation has improved in recent years, there is still a great unrealized demand for supportive retirement communities for LGBT people.
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An estimated 4. Senior Advice, a website that focuses on senior living, recently ranked the best cities for LGBT people to retire in The city has a Gay Easter Parade, Southern Decadence an annual gay festival and parade held around Labor Day each year and more than a dozen gay bars.
So when RainbowVision swung open its doors in as one of the first retirement communities in the country to proudly serve gay men and lesbians, offering elegant adobes where people could live out their lives among friends, the couple could not move in fast enough. Gaynor said. These days, that promise is all but forgotten.
For the list, SeniorAdvice. Lauderdalemainly for its high senior population, and Tampafor its affordable living and beautiful beaches. Arizona and Ohio also had several cities make the list. Tucson has year-round warm weather and many retirement communities, and Tempe established protections for LGBTQ individuals from discrimination at home, work and in public spaces in
THERE is no indication that the Palms of Manasota is any different from the multitude of retirement communities that pepper south-western Florida. It is the usual mixture of mission-tiled roofs and palm trees, with a water fountain and a bit of protected wetland. Its distinction is its residents: all 40 or so of them are gay or lesbian.