"This guide was created to help you as service providers to understand the unique barriers that LGBT older adults face, as well as the many ways to improve and expand the continuum of care and services available."
This publication helps to answers the question: “How can our mainstream aging organization provide inclusive and welcoming services to older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults?” Written with suggestions, tips and practical ideas from mainstream aging providers in the field, along with SAGE and the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging’s partners.
Brittany NelsonMarch 21, 2013 at 10:51 AM
Would love to find out more!
Kristy McAllisterFebruary 20, 2013 at 12:49 PM
I would really appreciate a copy to distribute to staff members at my agency.
Marti AnthonyDecember 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
The rural areas on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State need up to date information concerning LGBT Elder Issues. I'm so thankful for this wonderful website and the information I can glean for my training sessions. Thanks again for all your hard work!
MarquitaDecember 13, 2012 at 9:41 AM
Thank you for making this resource available. It will be an excellent addition to our Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program's toolkit to promote sensitivity and awareness!
Christine BrowDecember 2, 2012 at 3:10 PM
I am a lesbian of 63 yrs. I am completing culinary school and want to be involved with the GLBT community retirement community.
Jody PearsonAugust 1, 2012 at 7:17 PM
Giovanna BenitezJuly 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM
I work for The City of NY/HRA/FIA and would appreciate a copy for my LGBT clients. Thank you,
Theresa ScardoneJuly 19, 2012 at 9:51 AM
I am currently a social work major with a specialty in gerontology
ChristinaJune 1, 2012 at 3:27 PM
Hi Marti. Per the info above, you have to click on the link to request a copy. Currently, we're out of stock, but if you fill in your info, we will let you know when they are available. Feel free to download and print the brochure yourself using the PDF function above!
Marti AnthonyJune 1, 2012 at 2:45 PM
I am a Trainer for 'Project Visibility' and would appreciate a copy to go along with the cultrual sensitivity training. Thank-you so much for your work on behalf of LGBT Elders!
Charles Hoy-EllisMay 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM
Thanks, this will help my dissertation research!
D'Von AunaMay 25, 2012 at 4:03 PM
Excellent Resource, Thank you for this. I work for the Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Ombudsman Program as a MSW intern.
Jamie GlidewellApril 15, 2012 at 11:12 AM
Excellent resource. Thank you for publishing.
Pamela ChabakApril 7, 2012 at 5:08 PM
Glad to see this publication.
wendy meekApril 2, 2012 at 2:40 PM
This is an excellent resource for clients of Community Justice Initiatives programs who work with older adults.
Robin RiceMarch 27, 2012 at 11:03 AM
So glad to see this resource available. I feel sure this can help me in serving my clients as a Long Term Care Ombudsman.
Cindy BetzMarch 24, 2012 at 5:00 AM
Wonderful to see these resources becoming available!
James MoorheadMarch 22, 2012 at 10:16 PM
This question is my thesis for graduate school.
Maimoona Bah-DuckenfieldMarch 21, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Interested in copies for my program.
MARILYN GREENMarch 21, 2012 at 1:40 PM
I'd like to offer my onsite staff a training to help with awareness and understanding.
ChristinaMarch 20, 2012 at 2:38 PM
Thank you ALL for the kind words and for downloading/requesting this brochure. We think it is so important to get this information out there! Don't forget to share with your friends! We do have a Facebook page for all sorts of updates too - http://facebook.com/lgbtagingcenter
Kathleen LaToschMarch 20, 2012 at 2:34 PM
What a tremendous addition to the tools and resources you offer the LGBT aging services field! We will be using this and distributing to agencies at a Provider Reception tomorrow morning!
Poppy GoodMarch 19, 2012 at 1:23 PM
Thank you so much!
lisa albrechtMarch 19, 2012 at 12:08 PM
we need this so much!
Ricki MenziesMarch 19, 2012 at 12:41 AM
This will be an asset to our existing training
Helen GrotzMarch 16, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Seems like a good read
Joan McAllisterMarch 15, 2012 at 8:00 PM
My church is seeking to do outreach with LGBT seniors and could sure some guidance!
Emiily FrenchMarch 15, 2012 at 5:52 PM
greatly interested in this project, support your efforts and look forward to seeing more
Alice FisherMarch 15, 2012 at 3:10 PM
We are teaching a course, Aging with Grace, that has LGBT and straight allies as participants. Could you please send us 12 copies.
ChristinaMarch 15, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Hi everyone - you can request PRINT copies by clicking here. You MUST request a copy via this form. If you wish to download it and/or print it yourself, that is available by clicking on the "download pdf" button above - next to the social sharing links. Thank you for your interest and cooperation!
David Ray Rosales (Rosales Law Group, P.C.)March 15, 2012 at 12:34 PM
Please provide a copy of this publication. Thanks!
ChristinaMarch 15, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Thanks for commenting Andrea! Please fill out our request form to get your copy: http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/inclusive.cfm
Andrea DavisMarch 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM
I am a Service Coordinator working under a HUD grant w/Elderly & Disabled independent tenants. I feel this resource guide would help me in assisting the population.One copy would be greatly appreciated. Andrea Davis
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