Since the mid-2000s there’s been a lot of interest in Metro Detroit about what’s happening to and for our lesbian, gay, bi and transgender (LGBT) older adults. And there’s good reason for it. There are an estimated 22,000 LGBT elders, ages 65 and better, living in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties right now. Another 20,000 will hit the 65-year-old mark by 2020. This tidal wave of aging baby boomers, known by mainstream aging service providers as the “Silver Tsunami”, also comes in lavender and teal. Read More: Report – Exploring the Needs of LGBT Elders in Detroit – 2012.