|Title||Anticipated Need for Future Nursing Home Placement by Sexual Orientation: Early Findings from the Health and Retirement Study|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||Forthcoming|
|Authors||Singleton, M, Gassoumis, Z, Enguidanos, S|
|Journal||Sexuality Research and Social Policy|
|Keywords||Health Disparities, Long-term Care, nursing home, sexual minorities|
With a growing population of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults, it is critical to better understand the future long-term care needs of this population. This study compares anticipated need for future nursing home placement, as well as health characteristics of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) and heterosexual adults.