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Waking Up: LGBT in Old Age

This essay, written by (then) 78-year-old Ellen Ensig-Brodsky, describes her personal journey of encountering issues related to LGBT aging as a long-term care surveyor. As a result, Ensig-Brodsky helped create the Pride Senior Network, an organization aimed at providing LGBT older adults with a wide range of services. MORE >


Read more: Ageism, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Act now! OAA reauthorization

Robert Espinoza, Senior Director of Public Policy and Communications at SAGE, discusses the importance of including LGBT older adults in the Older Americans Act in this article published in Aging Today, the bimonthly newspaper of the American Society on Aging. MORE >


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Read more: Ageism, Aging / General Issues, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
In My Own Words

Dr. Robert Franke, a 75-year-old retired university provost and minister, relocated to Little Rock while still living independently to be closer to his daughter, Sara Bowling Franke. The next day, Fox Ridge of?cials abruptly ejected Dr. Franke from the facility because he has HIV. Here, both Dr. Franke and his daughter Sara tell their story. MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, HIV & Aging, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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Robyn Sullivan on SAGEWorks


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Robyn Sullivan, a recent New York City resident, shares her story on how she found help and a job through SAGEWorks. MORE >


See more: Ageism, Employment / Workforce, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

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