Nearing Retirement

Infographic: Trends Among Aging LGBT Adults: Plan Ahead for a Rewarding Retirement

The aging LGBT population is growing rapidly; by 2030, there will be an estimated 6 million LGBT seniors living in the U.S. As a result of decades of civil rights activism, these adults live, work, marry and retire in a world that is more equal than ever before. In fact, the nearly half a million married same-sex couples in the U.S. are now afforded the same rights, benefits and protections as heterosexual couples. With retirement on the horizon, however, come questions and challenges. Where to live? How to spend leisure time? How to plan ahead and stay organized? This infographic illustrates housing, healthcare and financial considerations for LGBT seniors who look to thrive during life’s third act.

Infographic: Trends Among Aging LGBT Adults: Plan Ahead for a Rewarding Retirement
 

Thanks to decades of civil rights activism, LGBT Americans live, work and retire in a more equal world than ever before. What’s more, same-sex married couples are now afforded the same rights as heterosexual couples. Work with a SunTrust advisor to learn how to structure your retirement income plan, whether you are part of a couple, a family or a family of choice.

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