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Upcoming Events

American Society on Aging - Aging in America Conference

Monday, March 20, 2017 – Friday, March 24, 2017

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

TITLE: LGBT Senior Housing: Critical Questions and Perspectives
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/20/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
PRESENTERS: Vanessa Fabbre, Britta Larson, Tripp Mills, Sherrill Wayland

TITLE: Designing and Evaluating Cultural Competency Trainings
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/20/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
PRESENTERS: Nancy Giunta, Tim Johnston, Lisa Krinsky

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

TITLE: Alzheimer's Disease and the LGBT Community: Addressing Challenges and Exploring Solutions
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/21/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
PRESENTERS: Marshawn Brown, Tim Johnston

TITLE: Bisexuality: What's Aging Got to Do With It?
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/21/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
PRESENTERS: Terri Clark, Sarah Jen, Tim Johnston

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

TITLE: Cultivating Strengths in Aging Communities
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/22/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
PRESENTERS: Randella Bluehouse, Angie Boddie, Heather Chun, Cynthia LaCounte, Rebecca Morgan, Sherrill Wayland

 

TITLE: Caregiving in the LGBTQ Community: What You Need to Know

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, March 22, 2017: 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Room: Hyatt Regency Chicago - Gold Coast (West Tower, Bronze Level)
 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

TITLE: Addressing Gaps in Inclusion of LGBT Populations in State Plans on Aging
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/23/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
PRESENTERS: James Moorhead, Sherrill Wayland

TITLE: Preventing and Responding to Bullying Between Older Adults
TENTATIVE DATE: 03/23/2017
TENTATIVE TIME: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
PRESENTERS: Paula Basta, Troy Johnson, Tim Johnston

 

TITLE: National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day: Bring It to Your Community

 

DATE & TIME - Thursday, March 23, 2017: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

 

Room: Hyatt Regency Chicago - Randolph 3 (East Tower, Bronze Level)

 

 


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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

In Rural California, LGBT Seniors Often Are Forced Back Into The Closet

November 2, 2016 — By Ezra David Romero — NPR for Central California

The reality of aging is a hard pill to swallow for anyone, but for the LGBT population in rural places it can be an even rougher experience. And as FM89’s Ezra David Romero reports getting older for LGBT seniors in Central California often means going back into the closet.

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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Media Contact
Christina DaCosta, SAGE
cdacosta@sageusa.org
212-741-2247

National Headquarters
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

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline
1-888-234-SAGE