The Takeaway: White House Holds First LGBT Conference on Aging

The first in a series of White House conferences devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging was held in Miami, Florida, yesterday. Many of the issues addressed"”retirement security, health care, housing"”are concerns shared by older Americans of all sexual stripes. But LGBT seniors also face unique obstacles, including discrimination and a lack of certain legal protections.

The Takeaway: Wine Country Retirement Community Will Provide Continuing Care for Gay Seniors

Fountaingrove Lodge in Santa Rosa, Calif., is a retirement community being built mainly for gay and lesbian seniors which will offer independent and assisted living facilities.

The Takeaway: Fat Hormone Ups Dementia Risk; Spain Plans First Gay Retirement Home

People with a lot of the fat hormone adiponectin may be at increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease, according to a new report …. And a group of older gay men in Spain are planning the country's first gay and lesbian retirement home.