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American Society on Aging - Aging in America Conference

Monday, March 20, 2017 – Friday, March 24, 2017

Chicago, IL


Monday, March 20, 2017

LGBT Senior Housing: Critical Questions and Perspectives
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
PRESENTERS: Vanessa Fabbre, Britta Larson, Tripp Mills, Sherrill Wayland

Designing and Evaluating Cultural Competency Trainings
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
PRESENTERS: Nancy Giunta, Tim Johnston, Lisa Krinsky

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Alzheimer's Disease and the LGBT Community: Addressing Challenges and Exploring Solutions
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
PRESENTERS: Marshawn Brown, Tim Johnston

Bisexuality: What's Aging Got to Do With It?
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
PRESENTERS: Terri Clark, Sarah Jen, Tim Johnston

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cultivating Strengths in Aging Communities
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
PRESENTERS: Randella Bluehouse, Angie Boddie, Heather Chun, Cynthia LaCounte, Rebecca Morgan, Sherrill Wayland

Caregiving in the LGBTQ Community: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 22, 2017: 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Room: Hyatt Regency Chicago - Gold Coast (West Tower, Bronze Level)

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Addressing Gaps in Inclusion of LGBT Populations in State Plans on Aging
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
James Moorhead, Sherrill Wayland

Preventing and Responding to Bullying Between Older Adults
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
PRESENTERS: Paula Basta, Troy Johnson, Tim Johnston


National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day: Bring It to Your Community

Thursday, March 23, 2017: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Room: Hyatt Regency Chicago - Randolph 3 (East Tower, Bronze Level)



Open to the public? Yes - Registration is required. See webpage for information.

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NRC and SAGE staff regularly present at national and regional aging and LGBT conferences. We also join webinars, panel discussions, and other meetings around the country. If you would like to invite NRC staff to participate in your event, please send an email to