Older Adults

More on Older Adults

Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus denounced Trump Administration’s erasure of LGBT elders from the annual National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP).
Feb 18, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced today that it has formed a task force to push for legislative and administrative action to protect the dignity and security of elderly LGBT people. Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) has accepted the Caucus Co-Chairs’ request to serve as chair the bipartisan task force.
Feb 9, 2015 Page

Purpose

The Aging and Older Adults Task Force advocates for LGBT older adults to ensure that all Americans are able to age on their own terms and have access to the tools and benefits to help them achieve their goals. The task force monitors the inclusion of LGBT individuals and families in administrative programs, including the implementation of Windsor, and makes recommended corrective actions when necessary.