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Upcoming Events

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

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

 

In a training hosted by the Connecticut Department on Aging, NRC Certified Trainers Tim Johnston 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

LGBT older adults the focus of SUN-B meeting

February 27, 2014 — By Jaime DeJesus — The Brooklyn Spectator

The struggles gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender seniors endure and how their quality of life can be improved through understanding and empathy was the subject as members of the Senior Umbrella Network (SUN-B) met at the Sephardic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bensonhurst on Tuesday, February 18.

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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