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NEW Q&A with Cynthia Rangoon Grant

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is committed to working with and supporting advocates around the country. This Q&A is with Cynthia Rangoon Grant, an ally working in Connecticut, to learn more about her work and her advice for other advocates trying to make a positive change. MORE >


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Read more: Ageism, Culturally Competent Care and Training, 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

 
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

 
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

 
Act now! OAA reauthorization

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


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

 
Waking Up: LGBT in Old Age

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


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

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

 
Good training, good care

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


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

 
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 >


Read more: Ageism, Caregiving, Health, HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Transgender, 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

 
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