Nursing Home Abuse and LGBT
There are approximately 3 million LGBT seniors over the age of 65, and this number is projected to double by 2030. And sadly, as more LGBT community members come out, there are more abuse cases being reported especially within the senior community. Of particular concern is housing discrimination, both in terms of access to housing and the treatment they receive once there. Access to safe and equal-opportunity housing is a fundamental right, but in practice, LGBT members face larger obstacles in finding comfortable living situations.