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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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


Read more: Health, Mental Health, LGBT Organizations

 
Community Based Participatory Research/Action

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


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

 
The Importance of Conducting Needs Assessments

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


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
Trans Inclusion in LGBT Orgs

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


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

 
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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Read more: Mental Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, 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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


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

 
HIV/AIDS Know Your Rights

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


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

 
Future Directions for Research

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


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
Helena Bushong: In Her Own Words

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


Read more: Aging / General Issues, HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


Read more: HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, 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

 
NYS Marriage Equality: Focus on Estate Planning

Trusts and Estates attorney, Tom Sciacca, Esq., details the importance of estate planning in relation to New York State's passage of marriage equality. MORE >


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Read more: End of Life Decisions, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


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

 
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 >


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

 
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. Note: This publication was created before the June 2013 US Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 of DOMA, so some information contained herein may no longer be applicable. MORE >


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

 
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 >


Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Elder Abuse, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


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

 
Lo Que Todas las Personas LGBT de Más Edad Deben Saber Sobre los Testamentos

Aunque el testamento es parte esencial de cualquier planificación del patrimonio, es especialmente importante para las personas LGBT. En un testamento, tú designas quién recibirá tus bienes al tú morir. También nombras a una persona para que tome decisiones importantes acerca de tu patrimonio, la cual es denominada tu "representante personal" o "albacea". MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, En Español, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, LGBT Older Adults

 
El Medicaid y la Comunidad LGBT

Las reglas de elegibilidad para el Medicaid son complicadas y pueden resultar problemáticas para quienes no están bien informados. Este artículo ofrece un panorama general sobre las reglas que aplican a las personas LGBT que podrían necesitar Medicaid, particularmente aquéllas que podrían necesitar cuidado a largo plazo en un hogar de envejecientes. Las reglas de Medicaid son bastante distintas para personas individuales y para las parejas del mismo sexo que para las parejas heterosexuales casadas. MORE >


Read more: En Español, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, LGBT Older Adults

 
Creación y Protección de Derechos Legales Personales y Financieros

La planificación del patrimonio correcta te ayudará a garantizar que la persona de tu elección pueda cumplir tus deseos en caso de tú quedar discapacitado. Sin la planificación debida, podría designarse a alguien para que tome decisiones médicas y financieras en tu nombre que no cumpla con tus deseos. MORE >


Read more: En Español, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, LGBT Older Adults

 
Planificación del Patrimonio

La planificación del patrimonio correcta te ayudará a garantizar que tu propiedad se distribuya tal como quieres después de tu muerte. Le facilita a tu pareja y a tu familia lidiar con tu muerte. Aún más, la planificación adecuada puede significar pagar menos en impuestos, lo cual permite que una cantidad mayor de bienes vayan a tus seres queridos. MORE >


Read more: Caregiving, En Español, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Elder Abuse, End of Life Decisions, En Español, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Legal Resources, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Planning for Incapacity

Proper planning can ensure that your wishes are carried out by the person of your choice in the event of your incapacity. Without proper planning, someone may be appointed to make medical and financial decisions for you, which may not be in accord with your wishes. MORE >


Read more: Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, LGBT Older Adults

 
NRC Certified Trainers

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


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

 
National LGBT Aging Roundtable

A fact sheet published by the National LGBT Aging Roundtable discussing why the LGBT population should care about Social Security. Note: This publication was created before the June 2013 US Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 of DOMA, so some information contained herein may no longer be applicable. MORE >


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

 
What's a Caregiver?

Many people caring for a friend or loved one don’t call themselves “caregivers,” even though they are. Are you a caregiver? MORE >


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LGBT Caregiving Facts

If you’re an LGBT caregiver, you should be aware of how current laws and practices affect you. Here’s what you need to know. MORE >


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The Legal Documents Every LGBT Older Adult Needs

Examples of what you need to put in writing to protect your financial, health care and end-of-life decisions. MORE >


Read more: End of Life Decisions, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources

 
Find LGBT-Affirming Services

Nervous about paid care services? Here’s what you can do to hire the supportive, friendly care provider who’s right for you. MORE >


Read more: Caregiving, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care

 
Four Conversations Caregivers Need to Have. Now.

Do you know your loved one’s health care and financial wishes? Talk about it now, so you can protect those decisions. 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 >


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

 
Community Caregiving

Even without a strong personal network, there are ways for LGBT caregivers to find and create the community support they need. MORE >


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Hiring Home Care

Before you decide on home care, figure out what you need and how to find it. 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 >


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

 
Resources for Caregivers

A round-up of services and supports around the country and online for caregivers. MORE >


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Caregiving Glossary

Definitions of common caregiving terms. MORE >


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

 
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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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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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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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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CÓMO CONTRATAR SERVICIOS DE CUIDADO EN EL HOGAR

Antes de decidirte por el cuidado en el hogar, piensa en lo que necesitas y en cómo encontrarlo. 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 >


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

 
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 >


Read more: Caregiving, End of Life Decisions, En Español, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


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

 
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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