by Lisa Leff, Associated Press Writer ~ Saturday June 10
Graying of Gay Population Fuels Market for Specialized Housing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like other gay men in their golden years, Jack Norris and Seymour Sirota had heard the horror stories.
An elderly lesbian couple is housed on separate floors of a nursing home and kept from seeing each other. A gay retired college professor feels compelled to keep his sexual orientation a secret after his roommate at an assisted living facility asks to be transferred.
“I thought, ‘We are not going to be in that situation,'” the 67-year-old Norris says crisply. “This is not going to happen to us in our final days.”
Read the whole article: Aging Gays Fuel Specialized Housing Market
with a link at the bottom to
Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network ~ LGAIN – An ASA Constituent Group