These Tampa Bay retirees worry about future under Florida LGBTQ+ laws

Nationally, roughly a third of LGBTQ+ elders may hide their sexual orientation or gender identity upon entering senior care, according to the nonprofit SAGE, a national advocacy group for LGBTQ+ seniors.

Local organizations like EPIC, which is a member of the national health system Empath Health, offer training to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities on how to be inclusive of LGBTQ+ seniors. [..]

Click here to read the full piece. This story was originally published in Tampa Bay Times on May 4, 2023.