Social, Economic, and Health Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults
LGBT older adults are a heterogeneous population with collective and unique strengths and challenges. Health, personal, and economic disparities exist in this group when compared to the general population of older adults, yet subgroups such as transgender and bisexual older adults and individuals living with HIV are at greater risk for disparities and poorer health outcomes. As this population grows, further research is needed on factors that contribute to promoting health equity, while decreasing discrimination and improving competent service delivery. Copyright Â© 2016 American Society on Aging; all rights reserved.
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Emlet, C.A., "Social, Economic, and Health Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults" (2016). Social Work & Criminal Justice Publications. 441.