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NEW Moving from Corporate to Retirement – LGBT considerations

This virtual "town hall" sponsored by Out & Equal, has panelists Aaron Tax, SAGE's Director of Federal Relations, and Dave Hughes, Founder of Retire Fabulously, to talk about what to think about, plan for, and expect with state and national changes to laws regarding LGBT lives beyond the workplace. MORE >


Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
NEW LGBT Cultural Competency Training

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides a suite of in-person and online trainings for all levels of staff and volunteers. These trainings assist you in learning the best ways to create an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment for your LGBT older adult population. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212.741.2247

Read more: Aging / General Issues, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
NEW Volunteer Education Ambassadors

Volunteer Education Ambassadors are are available to come to your community and give an introductory presentation about LGBT aging issues. MORE >


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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
NEW Howard Brown Health Center

Howard Brown Health Center delivers multiple health and social services to the LGBT population in Illinois. The Nurses HEALE project is a cultural competency training, funded by a HRSA grant, to provide training to medical professionals in Illinois. MORE >


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

 
Medicare and Transgender-Related Care

On May 30, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Department Appeals Board (DAB), an independent federal appeals board, ruled that Medicare must cover medically necessary care for individuals with gender dysphoria, just as it covers medically necessary care for those with other medical conditions. MORE >


Read more: Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Policy Recommendations for Improving the Health of Older Adults with HIV

This issue brief describes the need for an expansion of Medicaid coverage offered through the Affordable Care Act and other policy recommendations related to older adults living with HIV. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
CenterLink

CenterLink is an umbrella organization of all LGBT centers across the country. The website has a directory of LGBT centers that you can use to find the center closest to you. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   954-765-6024

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

 
Information & Referral: Your First Stop for Elder Services

This article provides a close look at how Information and Referral (I&R) are a first-stop to finding relevant and useful services. MORE >


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

 
Dr. Tim R. Johnston Radio Interview

Dr. Tim R. Johnston, Manager of Education and Training for SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, was interviewed on Philadelphia WWDM-AM Talk 860 by Rabbi Richard Address for the show Boomer Generation. MORE >


Read more: Aging / General Issues, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Servicios Inclusivos Para Personas Mayores LGBT

Esta guía se desarrolló para ayudar a los proveedores de servicios a entender las barreras especiales que enfrentan las personas mayores LGBT, así como las muchas maneras para mejorar y ampliar la continuacion de la atención médica y los servicios disponibles. MORE >


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

 
LGBT Older Adults, HIV and the Affordable Care Act

This Issue Brief looks at HIV and aging among LGBT older people and what the ACA has done to support this population. Additionally, this brief offers information to help people with HIV understand their new health options and to support their overall health and wellness. MORE >


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Read more: Health, HIV & Aging, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
Medicare And Transgender People

This fact sheet outlines the coverage now provided to transgender people under Medicare, as of May 2014. MORE >


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Read more: Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

This publication provides a series of information including which states have non-discrimination laws and local level non-discrimination ordinances, and which do not. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
New Tax Benefits for Same-Sex Married Couples

This article describes some of the tax benefits to help same-sex couples feel more confident to easily and accurately file your own taxes this year and beyond. MORE >


Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Q & A on Chicago's LGBT Housing Initiative

Question and answer article about the new LGBT-friendly senior housing being built in Chicago. MORE >


Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Improving Aging Services for LGBT Veterans

This fact sheet gives information on current (as of April 2014) information on LGBT veterans' benefits and concerns. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, Veterans, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Free, Online Breast Cancer Support Groups

The National LGBT Cancer Network begins online support groups in June 2014. MORE >


Read more: Health, Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
My Bi Voice…

A poignant, first-person account of coming out as bisexual. MORE >


Read more: Bisexuality, Coming Out Later in Life, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Affordable Housing in Philadelphia

This article highlights the need for the John C. Anderson Senior Affordable Apartments that opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in early 2014. MORE >


Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Housing Initiative Descriptions

Throughout the United States, several agencies have created or is in the process of developing valuable services for the LGBT senior community. This document lists these organization and give a description of the work they do in serving this population. MORE >


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Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Need for LGBT-Inclusive Housing

Though LGBT-specific housing exist for older adults, there are not nearly enough for all the seniors who need them. This article discusses the needs for safe and inclusive housing for LGBT older adults. MORE >


Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Is LGBT Housing Right for You?

In recent years, several housing developments and retirement communities targeted to LGBT older adults have opened around the country, gaining quite a bit of attention. For LGBT older adult considering one of these communities, this article discusses some pros and cons. MORE >


Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Q&A with Britta Larson on Homesharing

The Center on Halsted is the first Homesharing program in the nation that supports LGBT older adults. Homesharing allows LGBT older adults to keep their homes through the supplemental income they receive through renters. Britta Larson, the director of the program, sits down to talk about the project. MORE >


Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Upstate New York Bereavement Support

This article describes an LGBT-specific bereavement support group operating currently in Syracuse, New York. MORE >


Read more: Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
St. Louis LGBT Housing Needs

This article discusses LGBT housing needs in St. Louis, Missouri. MORE >


Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Alzheimer's Association, Northern California Chapter

Offers many Alzheimer's and dementia support programs including an LGBT support group in San Francisco. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800.272.3900

Read more: Alzheimer's / Dementia, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
A Guide for LGBT People Choosing Healthcare Plans

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment deadline was March 31, 2014. There are a number of LGBT-specific resources available for you and your patients or clients to learn more about the ACA and how to get healthcare insurance coverage. This guide will help explain those possibilities. MORE >


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Read more: Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Study of Health Centers and Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Questions

In order to better understand how a diverse group of people would respond when these questions are asked, several hundred patients at four health centers across the United States were surveyed about asking sexual orientation and gender identity questions in their health centers. This publication summarizes the results of this study. MORE >


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

 
UK Care Home Survey

Based on a non-random survey of 189 staff in residential homes for older people in England, this three-page document provides a summary of staff's attitudes, knowledge and practices in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans residents. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Opening Doors: An Investigation of Barriers to LGBT Senior Housing

Ten-state testing investigation partnered with SAGE to show adverse treatment toward same-sex couples seeking housing in senior-living facilities. MORE >


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Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
FreeState Legal Project

FreeState Legal Project non-profit legal organization located in Baltimore city that is dedicated to advocating on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Marylanders. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   410.625.LGBT (5428)

Read more: Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
The Freedom to Serve & The Freedom to Work

This report documents disparities for LGBT Service Members and Veterans in the United States. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Needs Assessment of Hispanic LGBT Older Adults

This report describes the results of a qualitative needs assessment to better understand the experiences of aging, and the socio-economic and health challenges facing the LGBT Hispanic older adult community. MORE >


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Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Q&A about Social Security benefits

Karen Loewy, Senior Attorney for Lambda Legal, answers questions about the state of Social Security benefits for LGB and T couples, as of February 19, 2014. MORE >


Read more: Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Diversity Center

The Santa Cruz County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (The Diversity Center)'s 60+ program develops opportunities for social and recreational activities for LGBTIQ seniors to enhance their quality of life and more. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (831) 425-5422

Read more: Social Isolation, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Start End of Life Planning Early

End of life planning article from the American Society on Aging blog. MORE >


Read more: Aging / General Issues, End of Life Decisions, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Health, Racial Disparities and Aging by the Numbers

This infographic shows LGBT health, racial disparities and aging by the numbers. MORE >


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Read more: Racial Equity, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Senior Agenda Coalition

The Senior Agenda Coalition is a diverse coalition of activists and groups that advocate for the elderly organized to develop a common agenda to improve the quality of life of older Rhode Islanders. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (401) 952-6527

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
AIDS Project Rhode Island

AIDS Project Rhode Island provides services and advocacy for people infected, affected and at-risk of HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   401-831-5522

Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
TGI Network of RI

TGI Network of Rhode Island is the only statewide organization providing support and advocacy for the TGI community in Rhode Island and surrounding areas. The mission is to serve the needs of the transgender, gender-variant, and intersex (TGI) communities in Rhode Island and surrounding areas through support, advocacy, and education. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (401) 441-5058

Read more: Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Southeast Michigan Rainbow Resource Guide

This guide was developed to help LGBT older adults identify providers who have reported being LGBT-friendly. MORE >


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

 
Silver Lining Resource Guide - Colorado

This guide provides an extensive list of resources, subdivided by category, to assist the LGBT elders of Boulder, Colorado in accessing LGBT-friendly services. MORE >


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

 
Q&A with Linda Levin

This Q&A with the Linda Levin, the Executive Director of ElderSource, highlights what her aging services agency is doing to create better services for LGBT older adults in Florida. MORE >


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

 
Coming Out Later in Life

This article is a first person account of coming out as a lesbian after having been married to a man. MORE >


Read more: Coming Out Later in Life, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Benefits for Same-Sex Couples Post DOMA

This December 2013 webinar looks at the implications of the June 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 the Defense of Marriage Act on benefits for same-sex couples. MORE >


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Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Bisexual Resource Center

The Bisexual Resource Center envisions a world where love is celebrated, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Because bisexuals today are still misunderstood, marginalized and discriminated against, the BRC is committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people. MORE >


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Read more: Bisexuality, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients

Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies is designed to assist hospitals to not only align with the best practices in the field for transgender patients but also to comply with legal and regulatory mandates. MORE >


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

 
LGBT 40+ Employment Assistance

SAGEWorks is a national employment support program for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people age 40 and older that expands participants’ job hunting skills and career options, and connects employers to diverse high-caliber candidates. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212-741-2247

Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Robyn Sullivan on SAGEWorks

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


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

 
Advancing Employment Equality for LGBT Older Adults

This article details workplace inequality and discrimination issues that LGBT workers--especially those who are older, face in the United States. MORE >


Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Employment Discrimination & LGBT Seniors

This fact sheet from Lambda Legal details the issues that LGBT older adults face in the workforce. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGEWorks: A National Employment Support Program

SAGEWorks is a national employment support Program for LGBT workers 40+. Started by SAGE in 2010, SAGEWorks offers hands-on workshops, technology training and job hunting skills in New York City and in five affiliates across the country. MORE >


Read more: Employment / Workforce, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Optimizing LGBT Health Under the Affordable Care Act

This brief explains how the Affordable Care Act will benefit LGBT Americans, particularly through better data collection, stronger nondiscrimination policies, a new essential health benefits standard and other insurance reforms, and coverage expansions. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color

This report examines how LGBT workers of color face unique challenges related to their race and ethnicity and their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. In particular, LGBT workers of color are hindered by three major barriers: educational barriers; hiring bias and on-the-job discrimination; and unequal pay, benefits, and taxation. As a result, LGBT people of color are some of the most disadvantaged workers in the United States—and face extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and poverty. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
Residents' Rights and the LGBT Community

In recognition of Residents' Rights Month and National Coming Out Day, the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center released a new consumer fact sheet titled produced by NORC in collaboration with the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and Lambda Legal about LGBT residents rights in nursing home. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter is the primary source of information and support to the thousands of Connecticut residents dealing with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. In October 2013, they began offering caregiver support groups for LGBT people. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (800) 272-3900

Read more: Alzheimer's / Dementia, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Intimate Partner Violence In LGBTQ 2012

This is the most comprehensive report in the US to date, on IPV and sexual orientation and gender identity. MORE >


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Read more: Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Health Coverage Options

This flyer delineates three easy steps to obtain health insurance under the ACA. It also indicates how LGBT older people will benefit from the ACA. MORE >


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Read more: Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Changing Face of HIV/AIDS and Aging

This fact sheet gives a snapshot of the HIV epidemic in older adults. It also points to problems they face and provides actions needed to address these challenges. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Affordable Housing for LGBT Older Adults

This article from the Summer 2013 issue of SAGEMatters, highlights a variety of LGBT housing projects around the country and the issues facing LGBT older adults and housing security. MORE >


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Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT People: Let's Talk About Ageism

This article was originally written on The Huffington Post by Robert Espinoza, the Senior Director of Public Policy and Communications of Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE). MORE >


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Read more: Ageism, Health, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Demystifying Medicare for the Elder LGBT Community

*Updated* Medicare is the nation’s health insurance program offered to senior Americans (65 years or older) receiving Social Security (typically, retired workers). This article examines some Medicare basics as well as particular challenges in access for the LGBT community. MORE >


Read more: Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Needs of LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco

This report examines results of a survey of more than 600 LGBT older adults in San Francisco in 2013. MORE >


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

 
Friendship a Pillar of Survival for LGBT Elders

This article from Aging Today, the American Society on Aging's bi-monthly publication, highlights the importance of friendship in combating isolation among LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Read more: Ageism, Caregiving, Mental Health, Social Isolation, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
How Medicare is Affected by DOMA's Overturn

This fact sheet briefly describes how your access to Medicare may be affected if you are in a legal marriage, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act on June 26, 2013. MORE >


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Read more: Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
After DOMA: What it Means for You - Medicare

This publication from a number of LGBT legal and advocacy groups addresses the spousal protections of Medicare, the federal health insurance program for adults 65 and older, as well as for certain younger people with disabilities. MORE >


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Read more: Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Webinar on LGBT Inclusive Housing

SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and Enterprise present a discussion on LGBT affordable senior housing opportunities and challenges. MORE >


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Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Employment Discrimination: MAP Report

This report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce—and highlights how these injustices negatively impact both workers and employers. It outlines how LGBT employees who work just as hard as their non-LGBT counterparts face multiple barriers to fair and equal treatment. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Employment Discrimination (Condensed Version)

This condensed version of the full report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Employment Discrimination (Executive Summary)

This five-page executive summary of the full report examines the myriad injustices facing LGBT workers in the American workforce. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Talk Radio Episode featuring Hilary Meyer

This is an episode of the Blog Talk Radio 30-minute show "Be A Healthy Caregiver" featuring guests Hilary Meyer, Director of SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and Tom Duffy, from Secret Garden. MORE >


Read more: Caregiving, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Health Equity & LGBT Elders of Color

This brief explores 10 policy areas where health and wellness can be improved for LGBT older people of color. MORE >


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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Health, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

This guide helps service providers learn how to ask questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to older adults in safe and respectful ways. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Diagnoses of HIV Infection among Adults 50+, 2007-1010

This report is intended to guide public health strategies that focus on preventing the spread of HIV among older adults in the United States and U.S. dependent areas as well as to assist with planning for HIV treatment and care needs. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Families and Social Security

This publication highlights the lack of full Social Security benefits that are created by lack of relationship and family recognition. MORE >


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Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Identifying and Assisting LGBT Elder Abuse Clients: A Guide for Abuse Professionals

This comprehensive article, written for abuse professionals, discusses warning signs for LGBT elder abuse. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Preventing, Recognizing, and Addressing LGBT Elder Abuse

This comprehensive article, written for for LGBT older adults and their loved ones, discusses warning signs for LGBT elder abuse. MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Advocating for LGBT Long-Term Care Consumers: Resources for Long-Term Care Ombudsmen

This webinar introduces long-term care ombudsmen to the needs of LGBT residents of nursing facilities. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Elder Abuse, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Research Brief about LGBT Elder Abuse

This 4-page research brief, developed by the National Center on Elder Abuse, describes information related to LGBT elder abuse. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
FORGE Transgender Aging Network

FORGE is a progressive organization whose mission is to support, educate and advocate for the rights and lives of transgender individuals and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies). MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   414-559-2123

Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Openhouse

Housing, Services and Community for LGBT Seniors in the San Francisco area MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   415-296-8995

Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
LGBT Aging Project

A non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults have equal access to the life-prolonging benefits, protections, services and institutions that their heterosexual neighbors take for granted. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   617-522-1292

Read more: Caregiving, Social Isolation, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
GRIOT Circle

GRIOT (Gay Reunion In Our Time) Circle is a grassroots organization which seeks to address the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) citizens, particularly people of color, though we are open to all races by providing programs and support systems designed to affirm their lives and encourage self-empowerment. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   718-246-2775

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
La Importancia de Obtener un Entrenamiento

La Importancia de Obtener un Entrenamiento Para Trabajar con Personas Mayores LGBT MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, En Español, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
Why Should Your LGBT Organization Request a Cultural Competency Training?

NRC Certified Trainer, Doreen Bermudez, explains why an LGBT organization should have a cultural competency training by the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, LGBT Organizations

 
Providing Quality Care to LGBT Clients with Dementia

A practical guide out of the U.K. for health care providers working with dementia patients to become aware of clients' sexual orientation or transgender identity and how to address the specific needs of these clients. MORE >


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Read more: Alzheimer's / Dementia, Caregiving, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Hospital Visitation Directives Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About Hospital Visitation Directives MORE >


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Read more: End of Life Decisions, Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
HUD Ruling Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Ruling MORE >


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

 
Health Care Proxies & Living Wills Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About Health Care Proxies & Living Wills MORE >


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Read more: End of Life Decisions, Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT & HIV Housing Discrimination Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About LGBT & HIV Housing Discrimination MORE >


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

 
Funeral Directives Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About Funeral Directives MORE >


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Read more: End of Life Decisions, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Federal Nursing Home Reform Act Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act. MORE >


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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Importance of Wills

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About Wills MORE >


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Read more: End of Life Decisions, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Caught in the Budget Battle

How the 'Fiscal Showdown' Impacts Gay and Transgender Americans MORE >


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LGBT Caregiver Concerns (Alzheimer's)

This brochure is for LGBT caregivers for persons with dementia, helping to navigate community resources and options for support. MORE >


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Health & Psychosocial Needs of LGBT Older Adults

This research study provides one of the most comprehensive descriptions of the health, well?being and social context of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Improving the Health Care of LGBT People

This document, produced by the National LGBT Health Education Center, offers a brief overview of the major issues relevant to the health and health care of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. MORE >


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GLBT Seniors Advocacy Project

The GLBT Seniors Advocacy Project of San Francisco presents its mission, services provided and contact information. MORE >


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Social Security Benefits and DOMA: Can I do Anything Now to Preserve My Rights?

This document summarizes how to preserve seniors' rights to Social Security benefits until the day the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is gone. MORE >


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Legal Plans (Alzheimer's)

Legal Plans' is a brochure with recommendations for assisting the caregiver and the person with dementia in making legal arrangements. MORE >


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One-Sheet: Social Security Benefits and DOMA

This document, written prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in June 2013 overturning Section 3 of DOMA, summarized how to preserve seniors' rights to Social Security benefits. MORE >


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ACA & Gender Discrimination

This news update describes the clarification that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama’s Healthcare Reform Law, bars discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sex stereotyping, which may include discrimination based on sexual orientation. MORE >


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LGBT populations and "Greatest Social Need"

This news update explains the July 2012 announcement by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging (AoA), issuing new guidance on the definition of the term "greatest social need: in the Older Americans Act to include "individuals isolated due to sexual orientation or gender identity." MORE >


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NRC teaches LGBT cultural competence

This article describes the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging's cultural competency training using a case study in culture shifts from Lexington, Kentucky. MORE >


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Substance Use in LGBT Older Adults: What We Know and What We Need to Learn

This article begins to explore research needs on substance abuse within LGBT older adults. The author cites facts from recent reports and studies that were conducted within the LGBT older population. MORE >


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Community Based Participatory Research/Action

This article suggests necessary questions required to frame and compose a community based needs assessment. MORE >


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The Importance of Conducting Needs Assessments

This article describes the importance of community based organizations in conducting community needs assessments. MORE >


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Health Care Rights and Transgender People

This document outlines the health care rights of transgender people and how to file complaints of health care discrimination. MORE >


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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging: Informational Flyer

This flyer briefly describes the mission and purpose of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. MORE >


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Trans Aging: We're Still Here!

This fact sheet offers an overview of some of the issues facing transgender older adults and answers some common questions. MORE >


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Exploring the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders in Metro Detroit

This article presents the findings of an elder summit help in Detroit in April of 2010. MORE >


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NRC's Cultural Competency Training Results

This document highlights results from an evaluation of the trainings delivered between February 2011 and February 2012. MORE >


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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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National LGBT Caregiver Support Group

LGBT Caregiver Telephone Support Group - Program Announcement MORE >


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LGBT Elder Abuse: Interview of Mary Twomey

An LGBT radio show conducted this interview of the Co-Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse. MORE >


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Welcoming LGBT Elders in Long Term Care

As long as there have been nursing homes, there have been residents living in them who are LGBT. MORE >


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Coming Out Can Be Ageless

This fact sheet answer questions about coming out later in life. MORE >


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Top 10 Ways to Begin Creating LGBT Safety & Inclusivity for Aging Services

A handy list of tips for aging service providers on creating LGBT-affirming programs and agencies. MORE >


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PlainViews: Special Issue Focuses on the LGBT Health

This newsletter, published by HealthCare Chaplaincy, focuses on LGBT issues from the chaplaincy and palliative care disciplines. MORE >


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Giving Someone a Power of Attorney For Your Health Care

This guide, with an easy to use legal form for all adults, is prepared by the American Bar Association. MORE >


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Fair Housing Federal Law: The Facts

Natalie Chin discusses how LGBT seniors can protect themselves from housing discrimination through learning about the polices and laws for housing. Though there is no federal law for housing discrimination as it applies to this population, many local states have policies that can further help any individual that has faced unfair treatment. Protection from discrimination also extends to nursing homes with the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act. MORE >


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Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

This publication addresses the concerns of transgender older adults on issues such as financial security, health and overall well-being. MORE >


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Aging Bisexuals-What's Your BiQ?

This fact sheet offers information for and about aging bisexual people. MORE >


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Gaining Visibility: The Challenges Facing Transgender Elders

This article examines the realities of various transgender older adults around the country, from North Carolina to Colorado. This article originally appeared in “Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults,” by SAGE and the National Center for Transgender Equality. MORE >


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I Have a Transgender Client

This fact sheet for service providers of older adults provides answers to commonly asked questions regarding transgender clients. MORE >


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Long-term Services & Supports for Transgender People

This article discusses the policy implications of the growing number of transgender older adults and the need for increased long-term services and support for this marginalized population. MORE >


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Trans Inclusion in LGBT Orgs

This article addresses how organizations serving LGBT older adults can better serve transgender people. MORE >


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LGBT Americans: What to Know about Affordable Care Act

This fact sheet discusses the top five things that one should know about the Affordable Care Act, a health care law signed into law in March 2010. MORE >


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Growing Older and Being Trans

Hawk Stone discusses a series of issues that significantly affect the well-being of older trans people, taking into account not just aging, but long-term effects of transition, coming out as trans in a relative vacuum of peers and resources, and the psychological ramifications of a medical emergency outing someone who’s lived in a community for years where no one knows he or she is transgender. MORE >


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Standards of Care

The goal of this publication is to provide clinical guidance for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people with safe and effective pathways to achieving lasting personal comfort with their gendered selves, in order to maximize their overall health, psychological well-being, and self-fulfillment. MORE >


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Freedom to Serve: The Definitive Guide to Military Service

This guide provides lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender service members with a comprehensive overview of laws and policies that are relevant to their military service, as well as practical information for advocates and friends of gay and transgender service members. MORE >


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Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information & Resource Kit

This publication, by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, informs health care providers and prevention specialists about the health experiences of LGBT populations. Understanding the health issues of LGBT individuals is a significant step in improving access to care and the quality of behavioral health services. MORE >


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Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

Fast-paced, 90-minute webinar that focuses on basic transgender information. MORE >


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Driver's License Policies State by State

This interactive map, developed by National Center for Transgender Equality, shows the policies of each state for changing name and gender designation on driver's licenses. MORE >


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HIV Ages 50 and Up

A one-page fact sheet by ActionAIDS on HIV in people age 50 and up. MORE >


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A Blueprint for Equality

The Blueprint for Equality presents an ambitious agenda for the transgender equality movement through federal policy change. MORE >


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Ensuring LGBT Access to HUD Housing Programs

This article discusses the new HUD regulations that aim to protect LGBT individuals and couples. In addition, the article overviews what to do if one suspects that housing discrimination is occurring. MORE >


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A Practical Guide to Creating Welcoming Agencies

This publication highlights practical tips and suggested actions to help create inclusive and welcoming services for LGBT older adults. MORE >


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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 >


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Fair Housing and Transgender People

This document outlines the housing rights of transgender people and how to file complaints of housing discrimination. MORE >


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Q&A with Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

This interview with Nancy Grimes and Emily Lewis of the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) highlights their successes in implementing LGBT-specific programs in the Boulder County AAA. Such programs include the cultural competency training program Project Visibility, a social support group Rainbow Elders, and a LGBT older adult resource guide entitled the Silver Lining Directory. MORE >


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How To Gather Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Clinical Settings

This publication addresses the issue of how to obtain sexual orientation and gender identity data in clinical settings. It provides guidance on how to ask questions on patient registration forms and how clinicians can ask questions during medical visits. This second brief addresses concerns about confidentiality with EHRs and other potential barriers to collecting data on LGBT identity. MORE >


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Why Gather Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Clinical Settings

This publication explains how gathering data on sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings will help understand lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health disparities, and how it is consistent with key recommendations in Healthy People 2020, the 2011 Institute of Medicine report on LGBT health issues and research gaps, and the Affordable Care Act. MORE >


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Area Agencies on Aging and LGBT Older Adults

Each state has a local Area Agency on Aging. They provide a number of important services to aid older adults and ensure that they are able to stay in their homes. This article discusses how and why LGBT older adults can take advantage of these services. MORE >


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Video: Quality of Life of Older Adult Lesbians with Alcoholism

This video describes the aging research by Dr. Noell Rowan, University of Louisville, regarding older adult lesbians with alcoholism with a focus on resiliency and quality of life. The rationale for the study is described along with initial findings. MORE >


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Hospital to Home: Plan for a Smooth Transition

This publication is designed to address the often unexpected challenges many seniors face when returning home from a hospital stay. Failure to manage medications, make follow-up doctor's appointments, and obtain the physical assistance they need can often lead to seniors' readmission to the hospital. MORE >


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Understanding the New Passport Gender Change Policy

This resource from the National Center for Transgender Equality provides information about when you need a passport and addresses specific concerns for transgender people, including how to change your name and gender information on your passport, how to apply for a new passport, and more. MORE >


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LGBT Guidelines for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

This publication includes the hospital guidelines as mandated by the Department of Health & Human Services regarding hospital visitations and designation of a health care representative pertinent to the LGBT population. MORE >


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A Know-Your-Rights Guide for LGBT Elders in California

This publication is designed to inform LGBT older adults of various available services and benefits, including LGBT-friendly housing and service providers and benefits for people with disabilities. It also overviews California's anti-discrimination laws and how to address discrimination or mistreatment. MORE >


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A Guide to LGBT Caregiving

This guide examines the issues that arise in LGBT caregiving, as LGBT individuals may encounter special challenges whether they are acting as caregivers or are the ones in need of care. MORE >


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A Guide to LGBT Caregiving - Chinese Edition

This guide, written in Chinese, examines the issues that arise in LGBT caregiving, as LGBT individuals may encounter special challenges whether they are acting as caregivers or are the ones in need of care. MORE >


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A Guide to LGBT Caregiving - Spanish Edition

Esta guía, escrita en Español, examina las situaciones que surgen a raíz del cuido a personas dentro de la comunidad LGBT. Personas dentro de dícha comunidad encuentran retos especiales ya sea fungiendo como la persona que brinda el cuido o la que lo recibe. MORE >


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A Guide to LGBT Caregiving - Russian Edition

This guide, written in Russian, examines the issues that arise in LGBT caregiving, as LGBT individuals may encounter special challenges whether they are acting as caregivers or are the ones in need of care. MORE >


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CÓMO NAVEGAR EL SISTEMA

Esta publicación está diseñada para informar a los adultos mayores LGBT de los diversos servicios y beneficios disponibles, incluyendo proveedores de vivienda y servicios que simpatizan con las personas LGBT y beneficios para las personas con discapacidades. MORE >


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The SAGE Harlem Community

Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) started the SAGE Harlem Program in early 2004 at the request of LGBT older people of color living in Harlem for culturally and linguistically competent services close to home. This article discusses the program's impact. MORE >


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Long-Term Care Resources for Older Adults

Finding housing, especially housing that involves levels of assistance, can be challenging. The terminology alone can be confusing and disorienting. This document has resources from Medicare.gov, Family Caregiver Alliance and National Resource Center to aid in learning more about long term care. MORE >


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Legal Issues Faced by LGBT Older Adults

The legal issues discussed in this article are exclusive to the LGBT population and are issues that their heterosexual, non-transgender counterparts do not have to face. (Note: some of these issues may have been impacted by the US Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 of DOMA in June 2013.) MORE >


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Webinar: National Resource Center on LGBT Aging - Training, Website Review and more

This American Society of Aging webinar highlights federal policy and successes related to LGBT aging including some of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging's highlights. MORE >


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Disparities and Resilience among LGBT Older Adults

This publication is the first national federally-funded project to examine LGBT aging and health. It documents significant health disparities impacting LGBT older adults as they age, including disability, physical and mental distress, victimization, discrimination, and lack of access to supportive aging and health services. MORE >


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Executive Summary: The Health Report

This is an executive summary of the full report. MORE >


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Housing & Services: A Critical Combo

Openhouse is opening their first senior housing facility. In order to ensure that LGBT older adults in San Francisco area remain independent and not go back into the "closet," it is important to create housing options for them. However, with providing shelter it is important to also have supportive services for them so that they continue to engage within the community. This article explores these issues. MORE >


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Q&A with Aisha Young, Founder of African Americans in Gerontology

This Q&A with Aisha Young, the founder of African Americans in Gerontology, discusses the organization's work to provide guidance and professional development opportunities, encourage networking, and promote community activism for African American professionals and students in the field of gerontology. MORE >


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Building Housing for LGBT Older Adults

In this webinar, Seth Kilbourn of Openhouse and Sheila Moore of Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing (GLEH) provide insight on the specific needs of LGBT older adults and outline two models that combine affordable housing and senior services for LGBT seniors. MORE >


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Advancing Effective Communication for LGBT Patients

This guide, published by The Joint Commission, contains a compilation of strategies, practice examples, resources, and testimonials designed to assist hospital staff in improving quality of care by enhancing their efforts to provide care that is more welcoming, safe, and inclusive of LGBT patients and families. MORE >


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Protect Your Rights - Fair Housing

This document serves to inform LGBT people on how to protect themselves against housing discrimination. MORE >


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Intergenerational LGBT Toolkit

This toolkit, developed in the UK, is designed to provide the building blocks to understand the importance and potential of intergenerational working for the LGBT community, but also, provide providers with the foundations to run a project on their own. MORE >


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Health & Psychsocial Needs of LGBT Older Adults

This research study provides one of the most comprehensive descriptions of the health, well-being, and social context of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) older adults, focusing on the aging LGBT population residing in Chicago, IL. MORE >


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Graying of AIDS

A multimedia piece honoring some of our longterm survivors, produced by The Graying of AIDS in honor of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18, 2011). MORE >


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Standing Up To Stigma

A video by The Graying of AIDS Project, produced for AARP, about a man forced out of his assisted living facility because he has HIV. MORE >


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An HIV/AIDS Trainer's Perspective

The top 12 issues trainers, educators and service providers should consider when talking about HIV/AIDS and older adults. MORE >


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HIV Fact or Fiction

Too many myths and misconceptions surround HIV and AIDS, particularly for people over 50 living with the disease. Learn the facts about HIV/AIDS and older adults. MORE >


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HIV/AIDS Know Your Rights

People living with HIV/AIDS are entitled to certain protections under federal law. Learn more about your rights. MORE >


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Future Directions for Research

Recommendations on future research priorities for older people living with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Aging with HIV

Dr. Masten, author of the book Aging with HIV: A Gay Man’s Guide, provides his insights into aging positively while living with HIV. MORE >


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Tips on Caregiving for HIV+ Loved Ones

Caring for a partner or loved one with advanced HIV/AIDS can be difficult for both patient and caregiver. Here are some tips to ease the difficulty. MORE >


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Q&A with Hutson Inniss

Hutson Inniss, Executive Director of the National Coalition for LGBT Health, talks about the Coalition’s work, LGBT older adults’ health, and HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Helena Bushong: In Her Own Words

Helena Bushong, a 60-year-old trans woman who lives with HIV, tells us her story. MORE >


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Q&A with Jesus Ramirez-Valles, Ph.D., MPH

Dr. Jesus Ramirez-Valles, a professor of public health at the University of Illinois-Chicago, discusses the health challenges of older gay men of color living with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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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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Injustice at Every Turn

Through a partnership with several organizations, the purpose of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey was to measure the experiences of discrimination within the transgender community. The results show that transgender people faced bias that affects all areas of life. MORE >


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The LGBT Senior Population's Risk of Elder Abuse

This short article gives an overview of LGBT elder abuse issues. MORE >


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LGBT Affordable Housing and Alternatives, Part I

This podcast (part 1 of 2) includes a broad overview of the national LGBT housing landscape, with a focus on planned and existing LGBT older adult housing. MORE >


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HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the U.S.

A 2-page fact sheet, published in August 2011, with current statistics. MORE >


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How to Age with HIV - Gracefully

A personal story, published in POZ Magazine, about the aging process with HIV. MORE >


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Good training, good care

Article on the importance and need for LGBT training for aging services providers. MORE >


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A Timetable Round up of Recent LGBT Research

A recap of the latest LGBT research in the U.S. over the past 2 years. MORE >


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The Age of LGBT Aging

The Age of LGBT Aging was the Keynote address from TransFaith in Color 2011 national conference. The conference was hosted by the Freedom Center for Social Justice. Additionally, this speech was posted on the web site for Southerners on New Ground (SONG). MORE >


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Trans Power and Control Tactics

This short document lists trans-specific power and control tactics that can be used against and by trans people in couple relationships. MORE >


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An Ally's Guide to Terminology

Designed for new allies who want to support LGBT Americans but often face an array of confusing terminology and language, this short guide offers an overview of essential vocabulary, terms to avoid, and a few key messages for talking about various issues. MORE >


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Language and LGBT Housing

What language will baby boomers use to describe aging, and how will they accept its challenges? Rainbow Vision Santa Fe, a community offering active adult, independent, assisted, transitional and respite living services, has been engaged in re-examining and exploring language that adequately describes stages of aging, and the experience of their member residents, since 2004. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30

Michael Adams, Executive Director of Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), offers his thoughts on 30 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and meeting the needs of older people living with HIV. MORE >


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Asst. Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee Delivers a Special Message for SAGE at OutGiving

Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee offered a special message to attendees of the March 2011 OutGiving conference, a national gathering of LGBT and allied donors. MORE >


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FORGE Transgender Aging Network Services and Resources

A list of available services and resources about transgender aging. MORE >


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Selected Transgender Aging Network Publications

A list of various policy briefs, practice tips and other documents available about transgender aging. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Q&A Section

US Administration on Aging-produced webinar about aging with HIV - Q&A Section. MORE >


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Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - Intro & Presentation

This audio portion from the AoA Webinar "Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30" is an introduction by Kathy Greenlee and contains the presentation from Stephen Karpiak. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - PowerPoint Presentation

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - Slides from PowerPoint presentation. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Audio Transcript

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - transcript of the audio taken from the webinar. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Jane Fowler

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Jane Fowler. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Doreen Bermudez

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Doreen Bermudez. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Courtney Williams

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Courtney Williams MORE >


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Nondiscrimination Laws in the U.S.

This document is a detailed, color-coded map of the United States of America that shows which states have laws banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression. MORE >


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Creating an Estate Plan: A Legal Perspective

Proper planning will ensure that your property is distributed upon your death as you wish. It makes dealing with the issue of your death easier for your partner and your family. Furthermore, proper planning can save on taxes, allowing more property to be passed to your loved ones. MORE >


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Medicaid and the LGBT Community

The eligibility rules for Medicaid are complicated, and can contain traps for the unwary. This article provides an overview of the rules that apply to those in the LGBT community who might need Medicaid, particularly those who might need long-term care in a nursing home. MORE >


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LGBT Long-Term Care Issues

LGBT elders in long-term care facilities (along with their families and friends) need to know their rights and the red flags of mistreatment. The aim of this article is to give the current state of affairs, outline some forms of discrimination that LGBT elders face in nursing homes, and discuss some ways we can fight this mistreatment. MORE >


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The Importance of Wills

A will is an essential part of any estate plan, but this is especially true for LGBT people. An estimated two-thirds of all people die without a will (i.e., “intestate”), but dying intestate can have devastating consequences for LGBT people because, in the majority of instances, the law does not recognize our chosen families – our partners, friends, and caregivers. MORE >


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Q & A About the Veteran's Health Administration Transgender Healthcare Directive

Q & A by National Center for Transgender Equality explaining the transgender healthcare directive issued by the Veterans Health Administration. MORE >


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Asuntos del Cuidado a Largo Plazo Para Personas LGBT

Las personas lesbianas, gay, bisexuales y transgénero (LGBT) de más edad que viven en centros de cuidado a largo plazo (y sus familiares y amigos) deben conocer sus derechos y las señales del maltrato. Este artículo delinea los tipos de discriminación a los que pueden estar sujetos las personas LGBT de más edad en centros de envejecientes, como también varias maneras de atacar el problema. MORE >


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Integrating LGBT Older Adults into Aging Policy and Practice

The National Academy on an Aging Society teamed up with SAGE to publish this edition of the Public Policy and Aging Report discussing a number of different policy areas as they relate to LGBT aging. MORE >


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SAGE Production's short video on LGBT Older Adults & Social Security

This video, created before the June 2013 US Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 of DOMA, was a primer on Social Security disparities between LGBT adults and their heterosexual counterparts. MORE >


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NRC Certified Trainers

This document contains a list of all National Resource Center on LGBT Aging certified trainers. MORE >


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Religion, Spirituality, and Older Adults With HIV

This paper presents a model of barriers to successful aging with HIV, along with a discussion of how spirituality and religiousness may help people overcome these barriers. From this synthesis, implications for practice and research to improve the quality of life of this aging population are provided. MORE >


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Tom Sciacca, Esq. on Whether to Marry

Tom Sciacca, Trusts and Estates attorney, discusses the legal impact of marrying your partner. MORE >


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Lifelines: Documents to Protect Your Family

This publication contains information about essential documents that will help you protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of illness, disability, or death. MORE >


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Talking About Suicide & LGBT Populations

This guide provides ways to talk about suicide more safely, while advancing vital public discussions about preventing suicide, helping increase acceptance of LGBT people, and supporting their well-being. MORE >


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National LGBT Aging Roundtable

A fact sheet published by the National LGBT Aging Roundtable discussing why the LGBT population should care about Social Security. MORE >


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LGBT Long Term Care: Phyllis

Very short video of LGBT advocate Phyllis Lyon talking about long-term care. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field

This publication highlights that many LGBT older adults experience regular discrimination in long-term care facilities. MORE >


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Stories from the Field

This excerpt from LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field discusses legal rights and responsibilities of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Q&A with Scott French of SAGECAP

Scott French, SAGECAP (SAGE Caring and Preparing) Program Manager, talks to us about SAGE’s caregiving programs. MORE >


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Your Support Team

Caregiving can be stressful, but there’s no need to go it alone. Here’s how you can start sharing the load with friends and family. MORE >


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Long-Term Care Facts

What caregivers need to know about long-term care, from who provides it to how much it costs. MORE >


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Caregiving Glossary

Definitions of common caregiving terms. MORE >


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Q&A with Bob Linscott of The LGBT Aging Project

Bob Linscott, Assistant Director of The LGBT Aging Project in Boston, speaks with us about his organization’s caregiving services. MORE >


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LOS DOCUMENTOS LEGALES QUE TODAS LAS PERSONAS LGBT DE MÁS EDAD NECESITAN

Lo que necesitas poner por escrito para proteger tus decisiones financieras, de cuidado de la salud y de fin de la vida. MORE >


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Glosario Para Cuidadores

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El Seguro Social y Su Importancia Para la Comunidad LGBT Envejeciente

Publicación de la Mesa Redonda Nacional del Consejo LGBT de Personas de Edad Avanzada acerca del Seguro Social y la comunidad LGBT. MORE >


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CÓMO CREAR TU EQUIPO DE APOYO

¿Sabes cuáles son los deseos de cuidado médico y económicos de tu ser querido? Habla de esto ahora para que puedas proteger esas decisiones. MORE >


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PROGRAMAS EN LA COMUNIDAD PARA CUIDADORES

Incluso si no tienen una red personal fuerte, los cuidadores LGBT pueden encontrar y crear una comunidad que les brinde el apoyo que necesitan. MORE >


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ENTREVISTA CON BOB LINSCOTT,

Bob Linscott, director auxiliar de la organización The LGBT Aging Project en Boston, conversa con nosotros sobre los servicios para cuidadores ofrecidos por su organización. MORE >


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ENTREVISTA CON SCOTT FRENCH

Scott French, gerente de programas de SAGECAP (SAGE Caring and Preparing) habla con nosotros de los programas que SAGE les ofrece a los cuidadores. MORE >


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REALIDADES DEL CUIDADO A LARGO PLAZO

Lo que los cuidadores necesitan saber sobre el cuidado a largo plazo, desde quién lo ofrece hasta lo que cuesta. MORE >


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The Health of LGBT People: Building a Foundation for Understanding

This consensus report assesses current knowledge of the health status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations; identifies research gaps and opportunities; and outlines a research agenda. MORE >


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Fear, Discrimination and Abuse: Transgender Elders and the Perils of Long-Term Care

This is a short, basic article on scenarios transgender older adults may face in assisted living or long-term care facilities. It cites FORGE and Loree Cook-Daniels, as well as Improving the Lives and Injustice at Every Turn. MORE >


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The Health of Aging Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults in California

This policy research brief documents the health inequties in LGB adults compared to heterosexual adults in California. MORE >


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R^3 Report

This report emphasizes the importance of communication between a patient and health care provider. It addresses the issue that disclosure of one's sexual orientation can potentially affect quality of health care but also reaffirms that there are several federal laws in place that protect patients from various forms of discrimination. MORE >


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Housing Related Needs of LGBT Seniors

During the past two years a group of concerned San Diego LGBT community members began meeting regularly at San Diego’s LGBT Community Center (The Center). These individuals shared a common concern regarding the lack of LGBT-affirmative senior housing in San Diego County, particularly affordable housing. This publication describes their process. MORE >


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Healthcare Equality Index 2011

The Healthcare Equality Index is an annual survey of healthcare policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients and their families. This report details the results of the 2011 survey, outlining the information provided by 87 survey respondents. MORE >


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Guide to Senior Care: Medicare, Home Care and Assisted Living

This publication is designed to help children in deciding how to best support their senior parents. It offers options and tools on how to best be supportive to their loved ones, while still maintaining if independence if possible. MORE >


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Answers to Your Questions about Transgender People

This publication is a fact sheet, written in a Q&A format, about transgender issues, differences between sex and gender, types of discrimination transgender people may face, ways to be supportive of trans friends or family, and a significant listing of resources and places to seek out more information. MORE >


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Talking About Transgender-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Laws

This short booklet gives the reader talking points when faced with conversations that cite falsehoods or misinformation about transgender inclusion (such as "bathroom panic"). It also highlights non-discrimination policies and ultimately summarizes why transgender people should be protected with regard to employment, housing, and public accommodations. MORE >


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Find the Dollars You Deserve

This guide compiles a list of potential grant opportunities for organizations working with LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Supporting Direct Care Workers in Caring for Aging LGBT Individuals

This brief provides a succinct overview of the challenges that LGBT older adults face when attempting to access direct care services, and recommends concrete actions that lawmakers, administrators and direct care workers can take to effect permanent changes in public policies and attitudes that will improve long-term care for LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Q&A with Cathy Croghan of Training to Serve

Cathy Croghan, a geriatric community health advocate and board member of Training to Serve, recently shared the following information with Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) about caregiving issues of importance to older LGBT persons. MORE >


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Take the Power: Tools for Life and Financial Planning

Lambda Legal has prepared this toolkit, with information on creating wills, protecting your medical and end-of-life decisions, and more, so that you can take the power and create a more secure future for yourself and your family. MORE >


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Toma el control: Herramientas de planificación legal y financiera

Lambda Legal ha preparado esta guía para ayudarte a tomar el control, de manera que puedas crear un futuro más seguro para ti y tu familia. MORE >


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ENTREVISTA CON CATHY CROGHAN

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Letter from SSA to National Center for Transgender Equality

This letter from the Social Security Administration to the National Center for Transgender Equality explains that gender data is optional, and should not be a basis for any adverse action against an employee. The letter recommends that employers not submit gender data to avoid any problems. MORE >


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Keeping Aging LGBT Elders Well-Served

This article features information regarding the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and its director, Hilary Meyer. It describes the need for LGBT aging services, challenges that face LGBT older adults, and Meyer's overall vision for the National Resource Center. MORE >


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Webinar: Technical Assistance Resource Center

The American Society on Aging (ASA) presents a webinar on the challenges facing LGBT older adults, and existing solutions, such as the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. This recorded webinar was originally a presentation of the American Society on Aging (ASA), and is available here by permission. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults: Facts at a Glance

This fact sheet details the discrimination LGBT older adults face in accessing benefits, Social Security, health care, public and private housing, as well as in certain legal situations. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults: Falling Through the Safety Net

This brief documents the unequal treatment LGBT older adults face under three key aspects to successful aging: financial security, good health and health care, and community engagement. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults: Rethinking Aging Laws for Today's Older Adults

This brief describes how current federal and state laws are based around the assumption of marriage and thus exclude same-sex couples, widowed men and women—LGBT and heterosexual alike—and those who never married. This brief offers concrete policy recommendations that would increase the breadth of older adults protected under aging policies. MORE >


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A Guide to Changing California & Federal Identity Documents to Match Your Gender Identity

This guide provides details on how people can petition to change their name and gender in California on various state and Federal documents, including information regarding the Social Security Administration, U.S. Passport Agency, Department of Motor Vehicles, and birth certificates. MORE >


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Overcoming Voting Obstacles

Transgender people may find voting to be an intimidating process for many reasons. This document lays out the issues that transgender people may face when attempting to vote and ways to overcome those issues. MORE >


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Report on Baby Boomers and Older Adults

This report highlights a study done on Baby Boomers and older adults to identify the type of aging-related information they are most interested in receiving, their concerns about aging, their interest in using long-term services and supports, and their preferred ways of getting information about aging topics. MORE >


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Gay and Lesbian Elders: Estate Planning and End-of-Life Decision Making

This one-click download through SSRN will take you to a law review article discussing estate planning for gay and lesbian elders. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults: NYS Nursing Homes

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults have many legal rights while in the care of a nursing home in New York State, including the right to be free from discrimination, neglect and emotional and physical abuse. MORE >


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Joint statement by SLDN and National Center for Transgender Equality

This is a joint statement by Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and National Center for Transgender Equality explaining what it means to be transgender in the Armed Forces in light of the then-pending repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. MORE >


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Still Out, Still Aging

Expanding on insights gained from its 2006 award-winning Out and Aging study conducted in partnership with the American Society on Aging's LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN), "Still Out, Still Aging" provides both an update and broader scope in looking at the LGBT population in comparison to the general population. MORE >


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Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Snapshot Report

This is a summary of the report Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults, which examines the unique challenges LGBT older adults face as they age. MORE >


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Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Full Report

This report examines the unique challenges LGBT older adults face as they age and how these challenges make it harder for LGBT elders to achieve three key elements of successful aging: financial security, good health and health care, and social support and community engagement. MORE >


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Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Large Print Version

This report examines the unique challenges LGBT older adults face as they age and how these challenges make it harder for LGBT elders to achieve three key elements of successful aging: financial security, good health and health care, and social support and community engagement. Note: This is the large-print version of the report. MORE >


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Growing Older With The Epidemic

This paper details what we know about HIV among older adults, what we do not yet understand, and what improvements can be made to better prepare the country to care for this population. MORE >


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Outing Age 2010: Public Policy Issues Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elders

An update to the groundbreaking Outing Age report issued in 2000, Outing Age 2010 presents an in-depth look at public policy issues and the challenges facing the millions of LGBT older adults in the country. MORE >


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State by State Guide to Laws That Prohibit Discrimination Against Transgender People

This fact sheet (from 2010) covers what states specifically have laws against discriminating against transgender people in employment, housing, and public accommodations. States covered include: CA, CO, HI, IL, IA, MD, ME, MN, NJ, NM, NC, OR, RI, VT, WA, and Washington DC. MORE >


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Tips for Representing LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence in Court

This is a short tip sheet for attorneys working with LGBT domestic violence cases. MORE >


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LGBTQ Partner Abuse

A short fact sheet on partner abuse in LGBTQ couples. MORE >


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Achieve Magazine: Focus on Aging with HIV

Achieve Magazine is a quarterly journal on HIV prevention, treatment and research. This issue, from Fall 2009, focused on HIV and aging. MORE >


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Trailer: Edie & Thea Documentary

This documentary presents the story of two young women who met and fell in love in the closeted 1960s--leading to an engagement that would span more than 40 years. MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
HIV Risk for Lesbians, Bisexuals & WSW

This 22-page publication by the Women's Institute's at GMHC discusses the risks associated with HIV transmission amongst women who have sex with women. MORE >


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Read more: Health, HIV & Aging, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Medicaid and HIV/AIDS

A 2-page fact sheet describing Medicaid eligibility and HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Health, HIV & Aging, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Medicare and HIV/AIDS

A 2-page fact sheet describing Medicare eligibility and HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Health, HIV & Aging, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
2009 Directory of LGBTQ People of Color Organizations and Projects in the U.S.

Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues has updated the directory of organizations listed in “Building Communities: Autonomous LGBTQ People of Color Organizations in the U.S,” and included projects housed in broader-themed organizations that explicitly address LGBTQ people of color. MORE >


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Read more: Bisexuality, Racial Equity, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Needs and New York State

This assessment of LGBT Health and Human Service Needs in New York State was designed to examine existing data sources, identify gaps in data and collect original data in order to establish the most pressing needs and gaps for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) non-HIV health and human services in New York State. MORE >


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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Health, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Mental Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Homelessness Among Elderly Persons

When thinking about homelessness, elderly people often does not immediately come to mind. Homeless elders, despite their increasing numbers, continue to be a forgotten population. This publication discusses the rising numbers and what unique issues contribute to this population rise. MORE >


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Read more: Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
Sexual Violence, Elder Abuse, and Sexuality of Transgender Adults Age 50+

This article includes information on what transgender older adults view as elder abuse, along with their experiences of sexual violence. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Previniendo el VIH en Adultos Mayores

Este artículo explica qué son el VIH y el SIDA, cómo prevenirlos, cómo el envejecer los hace más peligrosos, consejos para hablar con su médico, los tratamientos disponibles y lo que puede hacer y cómo lidiar si contrae VIH/SIDA. MORE >


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Read more: En Español, HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
El VIH y los Adultos Mayores

Una publicación que examina las estadísticas, como también las dificultades de envejecer con VIH. MORE >


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Read more: En Español, HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Opening the Door to the Inclusion of Transgender People

This guide will provide practical ideas for how LGBT organizations can take concrete steps to providing a more welcoming environment for transgender people. It will also directly address the challenges and opportunities that arise in this process. MORE >


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

 
HIV and Older Adults

A publication examining statistics, as well as the challenges of growing older with HIV. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Community and Domestic Violence: Information and Resources

This is a compilation of information and resources on domestic violence in the LGBT community. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Research On Older Adults with HIV (ROAH)

ROAH is a comprehensive research study of 1000 people over the age of 50 living with HIV in New York City. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Philadelphia's Aging Population in 2015

This publication discusses Philadelphia’s aging population by the year 2015 and beyond, drawn from comprehensive data analysis and research commissioned by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. The picture that emerges is of an increasingly diverse older population – ethnically, racially, economically and in terms of lifestyle, health and well-being. MORE >


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Read more: Employment / Workforce, Health, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Mental Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
10 Tips for Working with Transgender Individuals

This tip sheet is intended for health care providers to become more culturally competent in working with transgender individuals. MORE >


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

 
The Graying of AIDS

A full-color magazine with stories and pictures of those getting older with HIV. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
HIV/AIDS Among People Over Age 50

The fact sheet provide information specific to NYC as well as nationally about HIV/AIDS among people over Age 50. MORE >


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Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Out For Change: Racial and Economic Justice Issues in LGBT Communities

This report highlights a number of issues facing LGBT communities, as well as existing organizing efforts among LGBT groups that effectively address racial and economic justice matters. MORE >


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Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Domestic Violence Fact Sheet

This is a short introduction to domestic violence among same-sex couples. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Why Gay Marriage is an Issue for Abuse Professionals

This article explores how the lack of legal marriage both contributes to LGBT elder abuse and makes it harder for victims to leave. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Elders in America

This informational packet promotes a vision of “successful aging” for LGBT elders, which encompasses a variety of quality-of-life issues that affect all senior citizens, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. MORE >


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

 
Transitioning Our Shelters

Homelessness is a crisis in the United States. With this challenge, it can be hard for shelters to figure out how to make their shelters safe for transgender people. This publication is for shelters that wish to make their shelters safe for all people by making a few minor but important policy adjustments. MORE >


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Transgender Elders and SOFFAS

This paper was originally presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention in August 2002. It is an introductory explanation of the issues and concerns of aging transgender people and SOFFAS (Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies), to begin the dialogue on what inclusion of trans people will really mean. MORE >


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LGBT Elders: Elder Abuse and Neglect Issues

This is a reprint of one of the earliest (1997) articles on LGBT elder abuse. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Gender Alliance of the South Sound

The Gender Alliance of the South Sound (GASS) is located in southern Puget Sound region of Washington state that provides support, community outreach, resources, peer counseling, and social activities for individuals who are transgender, crossgendered, intersexed, androgyne, gender variant, cross-dressing or whose expression of gender is different from their assigned gender at birth. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (253) 383-2318

Read more: Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Power and Control in LGBT Relationships

This "power and control wheel" specifies the tactics that may be used by abusers of LGBT people. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Gay and Lesbian Seniors: Unique Challenges of Coming Out in Later Life

This article presents the unique challenges faced by LGBT elders when coming out later in life. MORE >


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Read more: Ageism, Coming Out Later in Life, Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Over The Rainbow Supper Club (North Shore)

LGBT community meals in Massachusetts MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (978) 624-2261

Read more: Social Isolation, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Fenway Health

Fenway Health is a federally qualified health center that specializes in providing high quality medical and behavioral health care to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.  Founded in 1971, Fenway Health is committed to serving adults of all ages, including the aging and elderly.  Other care and services available at Fenway Health include dental care, eye care, a pharmacy, and complementary therapies. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   617-267-0900

Read more: Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Ombudsman Locator

The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides a listing for every state's ombudsment. Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities. MORE >


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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center offers a broad array of free and low-cost social, educational and support services for LGBT seniors and Baby Boomers (ages 50+). Services and activities include health and wellness activities, enrichment classes, support groups and much more. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   323-860-7322

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Hunger Free Colorado

The Hunger Free Hotline is a bilingual toll-free number that provides detailed information on how to access food through the federal nutrition assistance programs and private charities. Resource navigators ask high-level screening questions and tailor guidance to each caller’s unique situation in English and Spanish. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   855-855-4626

Read more: Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Central Pennsylvania LGBT Aging Network

Central Pennsylvania LGBT Aging Network The mission of CPLAN is to promote a positive and healthy quality of life for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in central Pennsylvania by ensuring they continue to be supported, respected, and connected as they advance in age. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (717) 920-9534

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBT Elder Initiative

The LGBT Elder Initiative (LGBTEI) is committed to assuring that LGBT older adults have rights and opportunities to live vibrant, creative and mutually supportive lives. To achieve this vision, the mission of the Delaware Valley LGBT Elder Initiative is to foster and advocate for services and resources that are culturally competent, inclusive and responsive to the needs of LGBT elders in the Delaware Valley and beyond. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   917-204-7883

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

 
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is a client-centered organization that provides leadership, funding, and support to improve the availability and quality of civil legal aid and direct legal services for low income people and victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   717.236.9486

Read more: Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gerontology

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gerontology offers a course titled "LGBT and Aging" which is an introduction to studying cultural competence, cultural humility and the aging Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   804-828-1565

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

 
MinnesotaHelp.info

MinnesotaHelp.info is an online directory of services designed to help people in Minnesota find human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of help. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-333-2433

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Western Pennsylvania

SAGE Western Pennsylvania at the Persad Center delivers specialized services that improve the lives of the growing LGBT senior community in Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding region. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (412) 441-9786 x223

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Alder Health Services

Alder Health Services is dedicated to improving the health of individuals living with HIV/AIDS, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and those struggling with addiction in the South Central Pennsylvania region. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (800) 867-1550

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Tacoma Lesbian Concern

Tacoma Lesbian Concern is a non-profit organization that provides local lesbians with social activities, networking opportunities, and education and political awareness. The organization also offers a monthly calendar of activities and rotating events. MORE >


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Read more: Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Coming Out Women

Coming Out Women, located in Tacoma, WA, is a confidential support/discussion group for women who are in varying degrees of being "out." MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (253)268-0098

Read more: Bisexuality, Coming Out Later in Life, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Pierce County AIDS Foundation

Pierce County AIDS Foundation is an organization specializing in HIV/AIDS advocacy and services, including prevention, education, combating discrimination and stigma, and providing services and support to those living with HIV/AIDS. Services include case management, housing assistance, mental health services, transportation subsidies, emergency grants, medication adherence support, and chemical dependency services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (253) 383-2565

Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Seattle Counseling Service

Seattle Counseling Service specializes in helping Seattle's local LGBT community across a variety of needs, including coming out, depression, anxiety, gender transitioning, grief or loss, domestic violence, and aging. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (206) 323-1768

Read more: Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Tacoma Rainbow Center

Tacoma Rainbow Center is an LGBT Community Center serving Tacoma and the Greater Pierce County. It holds regular drop-in hours for people to use the computer lab, speak with staff and volunteers, watch movies, play games, or get referrals to local services. The center also offers regular groups and programs including a transmen discussion group and a SOFFA (significant others, friends, family, and allies) support group. Meeting space is also available for LGBT groups, meetings, or activities. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (253) 383-2318

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Gay Inside Out

Formerly the Village Vida Centre, Gay Inside Out is an online LGBT Community Center based out of Bellingham, WA that offers LGBT-specific and friendly programs and services by liaisoning with local groups such as Frontrunners and PFLAG. Although there is not yet a physical space, Gay Inside Out is a LGBT resource for those in greater Whatcom County. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (360) 220-8400

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Seattle Senior Services

Seattle Senior Services is an agency that promotes positive aging for all older adults, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, in the greater Seattle area. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (206) 448-5757

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Q Center: Portland's LGBTQ Community Center

The Q Center is Portland's local LGBTQ Center that has a monthly calendar of events, programs, and services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (503) 234-7837

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Portland Lesbian Choir

The Portland Lesbian Choir is a women's performance group that performs a concert every 4-5 months. The Choir aims to provide educational, cultural, and social enrichment for its members and its audiences. The choir affirms values of all people, regardless of age, race, class, gender, and political affiliations. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   Voicemail only: (503) 877-4812

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Western States Center

Western States Center is an organization that works to bridge the LGBT communities with communities of color to collectively address racial justice, gender issues, and LGBTQ equality. The center offers trainings, consultation and support, research and analysis, tools and resources, strategic convenings, and works primarily in eight states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (503) 228-8866

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Lavender Womyn

Lavender Womyn is a lesbian social group for women of all ages, offering social activities and online dating. There are chapters all across Oregon State as well as in Arkansas, Washington/Idaho, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and New York. MORE >


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Read more: Social Isolation, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Community Center, Inc.

The Community Center Inc., is a LGBT community center located in Garden City, ID, minutes from downtown Boise. The Center offers resources, referrals, meeting space for LGBT groups, Idaho's largest LGBT lending library, an extensive LGBT materials archive, a women's social group, and a transgender support group. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (208) 336-3870

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS (A.L.P.H.A.)

Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS (A.L.P.H.A.) is an organization that provides educational trainings on HIV/AIDS transmission and stigma, free HIV/AIDS testing, safe-sex education and materials, and support for those living with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (208) 424-7799

Read more: Health, HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Western Montana Community Center

The Western Montana Community Center is an LGBT center located in Missoula, MT that offers a monthly calendar of events, annual fundraisers and social groups for gay men, lesbians, and the trans community, as well as the electronic magazine Out Words. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (406) 543-2224

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Yellowstone AIDS Project

The Yellowstone AIDS Project is a non-profit organization in Billings, MT that offers free and anonymous HIV testing, community outreach that focuses on HIV and STD prevention and education, and programs and services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (406) 245-2029

Read more: HIV & Aging, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Missoula AIDS Council

Missoula AIDS Council is a non-profit organization that seeks to end the transmission of HIV/AIDS, advocates for those living with HIV/AIDS, and provides culturally competent services and care for those with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (406) 543-4770

Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Montana Gay Men's Task Force

Montana Gay Men's Task Force is an online community and resource for gay and bisexual men in Montana. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (406) 829-8075

Read more: Bisexuality, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Atlanta

SAGE Atlanta is housed within the Phillip Rush Center in Atlanta, GA. The affiliate provides a variety of social and educational activities and programs for LGBT older adults in the Atlanta area. Contact: Doug Carl MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   404.688.2524 ext 116

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Center on Halsted

SAGE Center on Halsted provides an array of programs and services for LGBT community members over the age of 55. Each week, more than 150 seniors visit Center on Halsted's John Baran Senior Center to attend workshops, take classes, share a meal or make new friends. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (773) 472-6469

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Central Virginia

SAGE Central Virginia operates out of the Gay Community Center of Richmond in Richmond, VA, and provides services and programming to LGBT older adults in the central Virginia region. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (804) 622-4646 x. 22

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE of the Desert

SAGE of the Desert enriches the lives of the LGBT community in the Coachella Valley of California. Serving seniors is the foundation on which this organization was built and there is a firece commitment--amongst the board, staff and volunteers--to carry on the legacy of serving LGBT seniors. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (760) 416-7790

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE of the Genesee Valley

SAGE Rochester is the major provider of social and educational programs to enhance the lives of older LGBTI in Rochester, NY. To enrich the environment of the overall community, SAGE Rochester educates the community about relevant LGBTI issues and supports aging LGBTI individuals. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (585) 244-8640

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Hudson Valley

SAGE Hudson Valley is housed within the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center in Kingston, NY. The affiliate strives to increase the visibility of individuals and communities of LGBT older adults living in the mid-Hudson region. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (845) 331-5300

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Long Island

SAGE Long Island is a bi-county (Nassau and Suffolk) not-for-profit organization dedicated to meeting the unique needs of the Long Island LGBT senior community by providing education, advocacy and social support services. It is committed to providing high quality, life enriching programs that value age, gender, racial, ethnic, religiou and economic diversity and is further committed to fostering greater understanding, support and advocacy for the rights of LGBT seniors on Long Island. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (631) 665-2300

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Metro D.C.

SAGE Metro DC is a volunteer driven organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elders in the DC metropolitan area and to provide a voice for issues facing older people. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   sagemetrodc1@gmail.com

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Metro Portland

SAGE Metro Portland works to enhance the lives of GLBTQI community members in the metropolitan region of Portland through education, advocacy, outreach and resource development. SAGE Metro Portland is a program of Friendly House and is also supported by staff from Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (503) 228-4391

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Metro St. Louis

SAGE Metro St. Louis works to improve the overall quality of life of LGBT seniors in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The affiliate supports and advocates for the rights of LGBT seniors, and is housed in the Tower Grove Manor retirement living community. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (314) 772-5887

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Milwaukee

SAGE Milwaukee is committed to advancing the quality of life for seniors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender in Milwaukee, WI. The affiliate hosts programs and events to reduce isolation and enrich the lives of LGBT older adults. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (414) 271-2656

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Philadelphia

SAGE Philadelphia is located within the William Way Community Center in Philadelphia, PA. The affiliate provides a wide variety of social and educational programs for LGBT older adults, as well as cultural competency trainings. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (215) 732-2220

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Olympia

SAGE Olympia is the GLBT Eldercare project operating in Olympia, WA. The mission of SAGE Olympia is to promote the wellness of GLBT elders in the Thurston County area with a range of referrals, services and other activities. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (360) 943-7469

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE of the Rockies

SAGE of the Rockies offers all members of the LGBT community the opportunity to celebrate aging, with pride, connection, and dignity. We will be visible, we will be heard, and we will make a difference for each other and our community. The affiliate is housed in the GLBT Center of Colorado in Denver. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (303) 951-5222

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Upstate

SAGE Upstate addresses the needs of LGBT Central New Yorkers as they age. SAGE Upstate offers health and wellness programming, support groups, education and social activities for LGBTQ people and allies, as well as education for health care providers and other audiences about the needs of older LGBTQ people. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (315) 478-1923

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Upstate

SAGE Upstate addresses the needs of LGBT Central New Yorkers as they age. SAGE Upstate offers health and wellness programming, support groups, education and social activities for LGBTQ people and allies, as well as education for health care providers and other audiences about the needs of older LGBTQ people. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (315) 478-1923

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
SAGE Utah

SAGE Utah is a program of the Utah Pride Center and is dedicated to enhancing the lives of LGBT older adults aged 50+ in our community. The program is continually evolving to address the interests and needs of 50+ LGBT persons, and in addition to providing social events, will be exploring workshops, service project and community advocacy. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (801) 580-4304

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Eldercare Locator

Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects people to services for older adults and their families. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-677-1116

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

 
Quatrefoil Library

Quatrefoil is a member-supported library with collections focusing on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) books, periodicals, films, and sound recordings. The library features materials on coming out, community organizations, historical events, great GLBT literature and non-fiction, local resources, news and current events impacting the GLBT community, and entertainment. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (651) 641-0969

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

 
Alaska Native Aurora Society

A support group for Alaska Native Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Men, including American Indians and those whose indigenous roots are from Alaska. MORE >


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Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
NativeOUT

Mission is to educate, gain acceptance, conduct outreach, promote visibility, encourage wellness, build alliances, and advocate for our Native American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two-Spirit community. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   602-427-8336

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
(A)EROMESTIZA

(a)eromestiza creates dynamic live performances that incorporate complex theatrical, sound, movement and video components. These innovative productions, have been presented to national and international audiences. The productions challenge stereotypes by interpreting identity, race, sexuality and community from a queer, female and mixed-race point of view. To email the organization, please click here. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   415-558-9021

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
AGUILAS

AGUILAS is dedicated to creating a supportive, culturally sensitive environment for gay and bisexual Latinos. AGUILAS is committed to developing programs that promote health, well being and community building to foster positive self-identities, healthy relationships and leadership skills. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   415-558-8403

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
API (Asian & Pacific Islander) Family Pride

The mission of Asian and Pacific Islander Family Pride is to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialogue. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   510-818-0887

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
BIENESTAR

BIENESTAR is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of the Latino community and other underserved communities. BIENESTAR accomplishes this through community education, prevention, mobilization, advocacy and the provision of direct social support services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   323-727-7896 x123

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Black Gay Letters & Arts Movement (BGLAM)

BGLAM uses the arts as a vehicle both to build community between Black gay/same gender loving men and to highlight our creativity to the broader community. MORE >


415-282-2975

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Ark of Refuge, Inc.

The Ark of Refuge, Inc. seeks to identify, challenge and overcome the individual, social, cultural and institutional barriers, which discourage or prevent underserved populations from accessing vital services. The agency designs, implements and administers culturally sensitive programs which holistically address the complex life circumstances of individuals who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, very low income or otherwise in need of basic health and human services. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   415-861-1060 x1800

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Transgender, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project

The Transgender, Gender Variant and Intersex (TGI) Justice Project's mission is to challenge and end the human rights abuses committed against transgender, gender variant/gender queer and intersex (TGI) people in California prisons and beyond. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   415-252-1444

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Trikone

Trikone offers a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental environment, where LGBT South Asians can meet, make connections and proudly promote awareness and acceptance of their sexuality in society. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   trikone@trikone.org

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Zuna Institute

Zuna Institute is a national advocacy organization for Black Lesbians that addresses issues such as health, economic development, education and public policy. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   916-207-1037

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World Pride & Power Organization

The World Pride Organization mission addresses community issues in the following areas: social justice, media education, health education, collective empowerment, cultural affirmation and community bridge building. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   303-523-3303

Read more: Racial Equity, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
ZAMI, Inc.

ZAMI, Inc. is a not-for-profit collective for lesbians of African descent residing in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. ZAMI’s primary mission is to empower and affirm the lives of lesbians of color through advocacy, leadership development, support/discussion groups, social/cultural activities, drum performances, outreach and education. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   404-370-0920

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Amigas Latinas

Amigas Latinas is a support, education and advocacy organization for lesbian, bisexual and questioning women of Latina heritage that provide a safe environment and offers opportunities to gather, celebrate and explore their identities and potential as women who love women. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   773-661-0940

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Queer & Asian Series – Community Spaces (A Program Of Map For Health)

MAP is a community-based organization whose mission is to improve Asian health—particularly sexual and reproductive health—by linking people to services and promoting safer sex. Queer & Asian's line-up includes performance events, community celebrations, and Boston Pride Day. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   617-426-6755

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QAPA

QAPA, formerly AMALGM, is the oldest Asian queer organization in the United States. QAPA is committed to providing a supportive social, political, and educational environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage (this is inclusive of A/PIs, A/PI Americans and those who are of mixed A/PI heritage) in the Boston and New England area. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   617-335-3907

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Somos Latino/as LGBT Coalition of Massachusetts

Somos Latino/as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Coalition is a non-profit organization that represents and serves the LGBT Latino/a population in Massachusetts. MORE >


Send E-mail

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Karibu House

Karibu House is a non-profit, multi-service community center that exists to promote the positive mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being and identities for lesbians, gay men, bi-attracted, and transgender (LGBT) persons of color. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   313-865-2170 x3

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KICK – The Agency For LGBT African-Americans

KICK's mission is to increase awareness of and support to Detroit’s dynamic LGBT culture through education and advocacy with integrity and pride. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   313-438-2222

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The GLBT Association Of Middle Eastern Americans (Al GAMEA)

A human services organization established for support, socialization and awareness in the LGBTQ Middle Eastern Community. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   313-729-7515

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Gay Asian and Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY)

GAPIMNY provides a safe and supportive social, political, and educational forum for gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning Asian and Pacific Islander men in the New York metropolitan area. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212-802-7423

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Gay Asian and Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY)

GAPIMNY provides a safe and supportive social, political, and educational forum for gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning Asian and Pacific Islander men in the New York metropolitan area. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212-802-7423

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GRIOT Circle, Inc.

GRIOT (Gay Reunion In Our Times) Circle is a community based organization which seeks to maintain a safe space for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color. We provide emotional support and quality programming in order to counteract the effects of ageism, racism, sexism and homophobia on this fragmented and marginalized population MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   718 246-2775

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MOCHA

MOCHA strengthens communities of color and their families, as they define them, by providing supportive environments.They seek to promote health and wellness through advocacy, education, prevention, service and community development specializing in LGBTQ programming. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   585-420-1400

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Unity Fellowship Church of Philadelphia

The Unity Fellowship's mission is to offer religious and spiritual services to the GLBTQ community of Philadelphia through worship service and community programs and to combat social injustices such as racism, homophobia and sexism through social justice ministry. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   215-222-3180

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The Brothers Network

A cultural organization that promotes the arts and education to foster a new intellectual voice for gay and straight men of the African Diaspora. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   267-334-4897

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Austin Relay Pride

Austin Relay Pride, formerly Austin Relay 4 Life, is to provide the bridge to the Black gay community to build unity and pride. MORE >


512-925-1179

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Entre Hermanos

Entre Hermanos exists to provide support, develop leadership and strengthen the Latino(a) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender community of Seattle and King County. Entre Hermanos provides a cultural, social and emotional environment of safe health, creating a model appropriate to the needs of our GLBT Latino(a) community. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   206-322-7700

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Queer People of Color Liberation Project

QPOC Liberation Project is made up of a group of Seattle-based artists, organizers and activists who have come together to create a series of theatre productions and discussion series. The group strives to be visible and validate themselves by working to create spaces where queer people of color can build community, share stories, and organize to end the multiple intersecting oppressions. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   206-467-9976

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Asian/Pacific Islander Queers United for Action

AQUA is an all-volunteer organization empowering the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning members of the Asian and Pacific Islander community in the metro Washington, DC area focusing on queer API issues and interests. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   aquadc@gmail.com

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Khush DC

An LGBT social and political organization for those of South Asian origin. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   202-237-0981

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Latino GLBT History Project

The mission is to investigate, collect, preserve and educate about the history, culture, heritage, arts, social and rich contributions of the Latino GLBT community in Washington, DC. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   202-588-0067

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Two Spirit Society of Washington, DC

The mission is to empower Indigenous Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two-Spirit people through social and culture activities. MORE >


Send E-mail   |   202-256-7836

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Sheba, Connexus and Project Able (Projects Of Diverse And Resilient, Inc.)

Diverse and Resilient is committed to the healthy development of LGBT people in Wisconsin through building leadership in individuals and capacity in organizations. SHEBA (Sisters Helping Each other Battle AIDS) is an African American transgender leadership development program. Connexus is an African American LGBT social and educational program. Project ABLE is a CDC-funded program for African American MSM. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   414-390-0444

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LA LGBT Aging Alliance

The LGBT Aging Alliance is 501(c)3 pending organization based in Los Angeles comprised of out & proud LGBT professionals working in the aging field. MORE >


Go to Web Site

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MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Massachusetts is committed to providing recognition and respect for all seniors to increase opportunities for seniors to remain active offering community-based services they need to live with dignity, independently while combating ageism. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-243-4636

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Department of Aging Choice, Independence, and Dignity for Older Marylanders

To evaluate services needed by elderly persons and set priorities for meeting these needs MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-243-3425

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Maine Department of Human Services Elder Services

Maine Department of Human Services Elder Services promotes programs and services for older adults, their families and for people with disabilities. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-262-2232

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Michigan Office of Services to the Aging

The Michigan Office of Services to the Aging is older adults' state resource for information on aging in Michigan. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   517-373-8230

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Minnesota Board on Aging

The Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA) is the gateway to services for Minnesota seniors and their families. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-333-2433

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Mississippi Department of Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Serivces

The Division of Aging and Adult Services plans, coordinates and advocates for, and ensures the provision of services to all older Mississippians. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (601) 359-4929

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Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging

To help assess the abilities and needs of the older adult and to identify resources and services that can address those needs. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-497-0822

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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Seniors and Aging

To promote the dignity, independence and freedom of choice for older Nebraskans. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   402-471-3121

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Nevada Age and Disability Services Division

Nevada ADRC aims to improve access to services and support for Nevada’s elders, persons with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and for future long-term support needs with one-stop-shop access. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (775) 687-4210

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services - Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services

A variety of social and long-term services and supports can be accessed through the ServiceLink Resource Centers and the NH DHHS District Offices. Services and supports are intended to assist people to live as independently as possible in safety and with dignity. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (603) 271-4680

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

The New Jersey Division of Aging and Community Services (DACS) administers programs to make it easier for seniors to get the help to support their well-being and maintain themselves as long as possible with independence, dignity and choice. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   877-222-3737

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New Mexico Aging and Disability Resource Center

The ADRC is the single point of entry for older adults, people with disabilities, their families and the general public to access services, including state and federal benefits, adult protective services, prescription drugs, in-home and community-based care, housing, and caregiver support. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-432-2080

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
New York State Office for the Aging

The Department is the place to turn for questions about benefits and services, assistance with government program applications, and for special services to help older New Yorkers and their caregivers. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-342-9871

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SAGE: Clinical & Social Services Program

SAGE's Clinical & Social Services Program provides counseling and case-management services to LGBT people over the age of 60 (50 if HIV+) living in NYC. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212-741-2247

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SAGE: Community Services Program

SAGE's Community Services Program provides a wide variety of social activities for LGBT seniors living in NYC. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   212-741-2247

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NYC Senior Care

NYC Senior Care is a comprehensive source for information on home and community based services, caregiver supports, and other helpful services for seniors. MORE >


Go to Web Site

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North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services

Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) works to promote independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families through services, benefits, and protections; to ready younger generations to enjoy their later years; and to help prepare for the changing demographics. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (919) 733-3983

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North Dakota Department of Human Services Adult and Aging Services

The Department of Human Services administers programs and services that help older adults and people with physical disabilities to live safely and productively in the least restrictive, appropriate setting. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   701.328.4601 / ND Relay TTY: 1.800.366.6888

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Ohio Department of Aging

To provide services and supports that improve and promote quality of life and personal choice for older Ohioans, adults with disabilities and their families. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-266-4346

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Okalahoma Department of Human Services - Aging Services Division

The OKDHS Aging Services Division (ASD) helps develop systems that support independence and help protect the quality of life for older persons as well as promote citizen involvement in planning and delivering services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (405) 521-2281

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
OR Department of Health and Human Services - Seniors and People with Physical Disabilities

The State Unit on Aging is dedicated to making it easier for seniors to get the help they need to support their well-being and maintain themselves in the community with independence, dignity and choice. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-282-8096

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Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Enhancing the quality of life of all older Pennsylvanians by empowering diverse communities, the family and the individual. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-490-8505

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State of Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs

To preserve the independence, dignity, and capacity for choice for seniors, adults with disabilities, families and caregivers. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   401-462-3000

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South Carolina Access

SC Access is an older adult's guide to available resources for older adults, people with disabilities, their family members and caregivers in South Carolina. It is a program of the Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-868-9095

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Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS)

The mission of the Alabama Department of Senior Services is to promote the independence and dignity of those we serve through a comprehensive and coordinated system of quality services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-243-5463

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Senior and Disability Services

The mission of the Alaska Commission on Aging is to ensure dignity and independence for Alaska’s seniors and to assist them through programs and services, funded by the Commission, to lead useful and meaningful lives. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-877-625-2372

Read more: Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services

The mission of the Division of Aging and Adult Services is to promote the health, safety, and independence of older Arkansans and adults with physical disabilities.  MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-866-801-3435

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California Department of Aging

The California Department of Aging leads and advocates for the dignity, independence, health and community involvement of older Californians, family caregivers and adults with disabilities MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-510-2020

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Colorado Department of Human Services

Provides an educational website for the people of Colorado to learn about the issues surrounding the elderly and disabled in Colorado, as well provides links to the many community and government agencies that can provide in-home services and financial and medical assistance. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   303-866-7350

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CT Department of Social Services Aging Division

The Elderly Services Division ensures that Connecticut’s elders have access to the supportive services necessary to live with dignity, security and independence. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   866-218-6631

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DE Division Service for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities

To improve the quality of life for Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-223-9074

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Florida Department of Elder Affairs

The goal of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is to efficiently use resources to ensure that the greatest number of elders possible get to spend their golden years living healthy, active and fulfilling lives in their communities. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-963-5337

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Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services

The Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services administers a statewide system of services for senior citizens, their families and caregivers. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   866-552-4464

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Hawai'i County Aging And Disability Resource Center

The goal is to establish a comprehensive and coordinated system of services in Hawai'i County that enable older people to live independently and with dignity. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (808) 643-2372

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Idaho Commission on Aging

The goal of the Idaho Commission on Aging is to plan, coordinate, fund, and monitor a variety of services, to address the present and future needs of older Idahoans, and serve as a catalyst for improvement in the organization, coordination, and delivery of aging services in Idaho.   MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   208-334-3833

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Illinois Department on Aging

The Illinois Department on Aging strives to improve quality of life for current and future generations of older Illinoisans. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-252-8966

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Family and Social Services Administration - Area Agencies on Aging

Indiana's Area Agencies on Aging provide case management, information, and referrals to various services for persons who are aging or developmentally disabled. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-986-3505

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Iowa Department on Aging

Provide advocacy, educational, prevention and health promotion services for older Iowans. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-532-3213

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Kansas Department on Aging

The goals and objectives of the Kansas Department on Aging are to promote healthy aging with personal and financial independence and to provide high quality services and supports at all levels of individual senior needs through effective, efficient and affordable services and supports. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (785) 296-4986

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living

DAIL provides leadership and addresses issues and circumstances that stand in the way of elders and individuals with disabilities achieving the best possible quality of life. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (502) 564-6930

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals - Office of Aging and Adult Services

The Office of Aging and Adult Services aims to develop and provide a system that provides choice, ensures quality, meets the needs of consumers and caregivers, and does so in a fiscally responsible manner. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1.866.758.5035

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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