This factsheet provides information about later life for transgender (or trans) people. The main focus is on growing older for people who have transitioned and live their lives permanently in their affirmed gender. It also provides information for people in later life who are seeking gender
The factsheet covers a range of social care, legal and financial issues. It has a guide to terminology and details of where to go for further information and support.
Terminology used by trans people to describe their experiences and identities is varied and changes over time. We are committed to reflecting this diversity but recognise that terms used in this factsheet
may vary in their usage or become outdated.