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LGBT Elders – QNotes

Non-Profits Seek Support

Local LGBTQ Organizations Struggle to Make Budgets during COVID-19

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer non-profits throughout Charlotte are constantly fundraising, but with COVID-19 these vital organizations are struggling to meet their budgets with canceled events, a plethora of grant opportunities and reduced individual support.

Orgs offer respite for LGBT elders

Offer assistance, community to a deserving demographic in need

LGBT seniors offer those of us in the community who have not yet hit our golden years a direct link to the past. They are living reminders of where we have been, full of stories and knowledge that, when tapped, provide a wealth of insight and a heightened awareness of what it means to be lesbian, gay, bi or trans in this day and age.

Challenges abound in locating LGBT seniors’ resources

Targeted agencies, organizations provide options

Finding information and resources during retirement and the golden years is difficult even for the most savvy of seniors. But LGBT elders have a particularly difficult time because until recently there did not appear to be that many resources available to them.

Senior housing project progresses

Provides alternatives for elder living in community model

Village Hearth Cohousing has announced that on May 9 its civil engineers, Coulter, Jewell, Thames, PA, submitted annexation and rezoning requests along with development plans to Durham City/County Planning Development in Durham, N.C. The project is for the construction of an LGBT-focused senior living community located 20 minutes from the downtown district on a 15-acre wooded site.