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Aging as a member of the LGBTQ community

According to the latest report from AARP Illinois and SAGE, more than 60 percent of LGBTQ adults fear neglect, abuse or discrimination because of their identity when accessing long-term care. We spoke with older members of the LGBTQ community about where they’re finding support. This segment originally aired October 21, 2021. 

AP Photo/Michael Sohn

Aging as a member of the LGBTQ community

According to the latest report from AARP Illinois and SAGE, more than 60 percent of LGBTQ adults fear neglect, abuse or discrimination because of their identity when accessing long-term care. We spoke with older members of the LGBTQ community about where they’re finding support.

The 21st—Thursday, March 12, 2020

On Today's 21st: While a majority of people experience mild symptoms if they contract COVID-19 from the coronavirus, health experts say it’s the elderly who are most at risk. We heard from several people involved with elder care.

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