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MISTREATMENT OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) ELDERS

January 2013 | National Center on Elder Abuse

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“Many LGBT older adults are at high risk for elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.”

This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of LGBT elders.  Information is provided on the occurrence of abuse, isolation as a risk factor, issues affecting help seeking and tips for working with LGBT elders.


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