‘I felt so caught in between’: LGBTQ+ caretakers face special challenges

Members of the LGBTQ++ community also provide care at a much higher rate — 1 in 5 LGBTQ++ people provide care, compared to 1 in 6 non-LGBTQ++ people, according to SAGE, a national advocacy and services organization for LGBTQ+ elders.

This population faces unique challenges — they are twice as likely to live alone and four times more likely to not have children, who often provide caregiver support as people age. [..]

Click here to read the full piece. This story was originally published by Family Caregivers Online on June 7, 2023.