Health and wellbeing Housing and long-term care Resources

Aging in the LGBT+ Community

Calgary SHARP Foundation


This report provides a summary of the findings from a research project on the housing needs and experiences of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and other gender or sexual minority seniors, who are 50+ years old and living in Calgary or a surrounding community. The project included a survey of LGBT+ seniors and interviews with various stakeholders working in or representing the intersection of housing, seniors, and/or LGBT+ people. The aim of this project is to better understand the makeup of LGBT+ Seniors in Calgary and to present recommendations for housing and/or service providers.