June 6, 2024

Celebrating Pride and Supporting LGBTQ+ Elders

Pride month is a poignant reminder of the resilience and courage demonstrated by LGBTQ+ people. We especially honor the seniors among them—the “Stonewall generation”: pioneers who paved the way for justice and equity, challenging societal norms and fighting for recognition throughout their lives. At LifeCare Advocates, we are committed to honoring their legacy by ensuring... Read More
June 27, 2022

Addressing LGBTQ Adults’ Concerns About Aging

According to a new AARP national survey, many LGBTQ adults age 45 and over have concerns about aging. Their top concerns: having enough money in retirement, discrimination, and a lack of family support.   Here are a few key findings from the survey: 49% of LGBTQ survey participants were either extremely or very concerned about having enough... Read More
August 11, 2021

How Life Care Managers Help in a Crisis

One of the most important ways we as life care managers help our clients – and by extension, their families – is our ability to be present in times of crisis. Often, the children of our older clients live far away, or at least not close enough to respond quickly in an emergency. Whether it’s a busy... Read More
June 29, 2021

A Welcoming Community of Care

June is Pride month, a time for both celebration and consciousness raising. At LifeCare Advocates, one of our ongoing concerns is the challenges that face our LGBTQ+ loved ones, friends, colleagues, and clients as they age. Aging presents challenges for everyone, but LGBTQ+ elders must also deal with the potential for prejudice and even mistreatment.... Read More