August 2017

LGBT Baby Boomers

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: News|

Did you know that LGBT individuals in America represent approximately 4 percent of the population as of 2016? Senior citizens who identify with this group face unique challenges on every level. Unfortunately, being such a [...]

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April 2015

Pink Banana World

By |April 14th, 2015|Categories: News|

According to an old Irish myth, there is a pot of gold waiting at the end of every rainbow. In the heart of Sonoma’s Wine Country Fountaingrove Lodge, a revolutionary new oasis welcoming LGBT seniors, is for [...]

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December 2014

New York Times

By |December 29th, 2014|Categories: News|

Jon Allen lived most of his life very much out of the closet. He didn’t want to go back in when he grew older. “After you live in Key West for 20 years, you’re out [...]

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November 2014

Sonoma County Gazette

By |November 19th, 2014|Categories: News|

When I began my career as a chef, I never imagined I would eventually fill the position of Culinary Services Director at two senior living communities in Santa Rosa. Over the years, I worked alongside [...]

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San Francisco Chronicle

By |November 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|

Fountaingrove Lodge, an Oakmont Senior living retirement community, has been honored with the prestigious Multi-Housing News Excellence Award for Best New Development and Design in the 55+ category! As the nation’s first luxury lesbian, gay, [...]

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August 2014

Bay Area Reporter

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: News|

It's not just about marriage equality anymore. Progress for the LGBT community is usually measured by two criteria: public opinion polls about gay acceptance in the general population; and, the number of jurisdictions which recognize [...]

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May 2014

Northbay Biz

By |May 7th, 2014|Categories: News|

As the first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)-friendly retirement community to provide continuing and progressive care, Fountaingrove Lodge provides a safe place for residents and staff to be themselves Amazing. Gorgeous. Incredible. Residents and staff [...]

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April 2014


By |April 25th, 2014|Categories: News|

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force estimates 3 million LGBT elders live in the United States. As Baby Boomers age, that number will grow. In some places, aging members of the LGBT community are [...]

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March 2014

The Bohemian

By |March 20th, 2014|Categories: News|

When plans were first announced years ago to establish an upscale LGBT retirement community in Sonoma County, the idea was nothing short of revolutionary. The first of its kind in the nation, Fountaingrove Lodge was [...]

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New York Times

By |March 14th, 2014|Categories: News|

PHILADELPHIA — DENISE SAMEN, who is 65 and a military veteran, has not had an easy life. She lost an arm in a train accident, supported herself by working a series of low-paying service and [...]

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