Like all Americans, lesbians and gays are not immune to the looming retirement crisis. Many of us in the LGBT community hope to never get old. Some may even claim to suffer from Peter Pan syndrome. Whether gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender, the gay community is not alone in lacking proper planning to cover at least basic living expenses over what will often be plus years of retirement. Given the fact that there are 10, Baby Boomers who are retiring every day, the need to get serious about planning for a secure financial future is essential. The financial future looks dimmer when you look at the cost of living longer. There is a myth that all members of the LGBT community are affluent.
Top 10 most LGBT-friendly places to retire in America
Top 20 LGBT-Friendly Cities for Retirement | ThinkAdvisor
The standard measurements of suitability are weather, access to health care, affordability and recreational offerings. Using SeniorScore, a data-driven algorithm that determines the most accommodating places in America for seniors, she offers this list of the best cities in the country for retirees who identify with the LGBT community. In addition to all the usual factors, they also analyzed the overall LGBT populations per capita for each city, the presence of gay-friendly social environments, support for gay-owned businesses, and the overall level of tolerance and legal protection of the communities. Thanks to its array of gay-friendly accommodations and nightlife, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Top 20 LGBT-Friendly Cities for Retirement
There are no laws prohibiting same-sex relations and there never have been. Gay Pride parades are held throughout Vietnam every year and get strong turnouts, not only from the gay community but the community at large. Vietnam also allows gender-reassigned individuals to change their gender on their official documentation.
An estimated 4. Senior Advice, a website that focuses on senior living, recently ranked the best cities for LGBT people to retire in The city has a Gay Easter Parade, Southern Decadence an annual gay festival and parade held around Labor Day each year and more than a dozen gay bars. West Palm Beach has more than 40 miles of beaches, plenty of shopping — like 40 antique shops on Antique Row in its Arts and Design District — and while relatively small, there is gay nightlife, including popular neighborhood gay bar H.