OrganizationsThe Deaf Seniors of America represents deaf senior citizens. This organization has conferences, and a discussion list for members. Many states have organizations also, such as such as the Bay Area Coalition of Deaf Senior Citizens in California.
The deaf senior population is also growing in other countries. For example, Ireland recently established an organization for deaf senior citizens. Australia has at least five deaf senior organizations.
Retirement CommunitiesA few retirement communities for the deaf already exist, and more are being built. There is even an organization, Deaf Senior Housing, seeking to develop retirement communities for the deaf. Known communities that exist are:
- California Home for the Adult Deaf in Arcadia, California
- New England Homes for the Deaf in Danvers, Massachusetts, an assisted living facility
- Spring Haven Apartments, in Cave Spring, Georgia (a Deaf Senior Housing community)
- Valley View Assisted Living for the Deaf (Elwyn) in Elwyn, Pennsylvania
- Water Tower View apartments for deaf senior citizens in Greenfield, Wisconsin
- In Canada, there is the Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf in Barrie, Ontario, run by the Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf.
- Apache ASL Trails (Tempe, Arizona - The Facebook page says it will open in summer 2011)
- In St. Augustine, Florida, the Summerset Village Apartments are being built near the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. (Another Deaf Senior Housing community)
Nursing HomesLikewise, only a few specialized nursing homes for the deaf exist. A few that are known to exist:
- New England Homes for the Deaf has a nursing home in Danvers, Massachusetts.
- Columbus Colony Elderly Care, a nursing home in Westerville, Ohio.
- Granbury Care Center, a a long term care facility in Granbury, Texas.