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Upcoming Events

Improving the Quality of Services and Supports Offered to LGBT Older Adults By Aging Providers

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 – Tuesday, December 9, 2014

In a training hosted by Alzheimer's Association Syracuse, NRC Certified Trainer Scott Fearing will provide a Level 1 NRC training, facilitating the following topics:

  • Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults
  • Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services
  • Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults
  • Tools and education to better serve the LGBT older adults who currently access your services, or who are in need of your services.

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Resource Center News

SAGE's National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Unveils New Data Collection Guide on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Guide is a comprehensive guide that offers aging providers the tools and techniques needed to collect data on LGBT elders.

March 14, 2013

[NEW YORK, NY] Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) today released a new data collection guide through its National Resource Center on LGBT Aging to help providers collect the information they need to better understand and serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is a comprehensive guide that helps service providers ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in a safe and respectful way.

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In the News

Do LGBT seniors have special caregiving issues?

October 2, 2014 — By Rita Clancy — Jweekly.com

I am a 55-year-old daughter, mother, and caregiver. My parents are divorced; both of them are aging and need help. My father “came out” as a gay man at midlife. He has been estranged from our family, but now he is an older adult with multiple challenges and requires medical and social services. What concerns and caregiving issues could come up with my dad? — K.S., Oakland

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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Media Contact
Kira Garcia, SAGE
KGarcia@sageusa.org
212-741-2247 x237

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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
c/o Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
305 Seventh Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone
212-741-2247

Fax
212-366-1947

Email
info@lgbtagingcenter.org