LGBTQ+ Aging Research Connections Opportunities

LGBTQ+ Research Particpation Opprotunities

September 2022

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LGBTQ+ Veteran Resources

The following resource links are available to assist LGBTQ+ Veteran. This list includes U.S. Department of Veterans Affiars (VA) resources and non-VA resources.

September 2022 | National Resource Center of LGBTQ+ Aging

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What To Do If You Suspect Monkeypox

Early detection can help stop the spread of monkeypox. Know what to look for and what to do if you suspect monkeypox.

August 2022 | CDC

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Monkeypox and Safer Sex

This fact sheet is provided by the CDC and discuss safer sex and Monkeypox.

August 2022 | CDC

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Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Bust Common Myths and the Learn the Facts

August 2022 | CDC

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Overview of COVID-19 Vaccines

A facts sheet provided by the CDC on COVID-19 Vaccines.

August 2022 | CDC

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Equity Assessment Checklist

This equity self-assessment aims to help agencies determine how effectively they are supporting communities of greatest social need. It also aims to aid in identifying areas of growth. To get started, mark the boxes next to the actions your agency or team is taking to be more inclusive to this range of service recipients.

July 2022 | Older Adults Equity Collaborative

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Cómo usar pronombres de género

Esta hoja informativa describe la importancia de los pronombres de género y cómo preguntar sobre los pronombres que usa una persona.

July 2022 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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Envejecimiento rural para adultos mayores LGBTQ+

Esta hoja informativa explora el envejecimiento LGBTQ+ en las comunidades rurales, un segmento que a menudo se pasa por alto dentro de las comunidades LGBTQ+.

July 2022 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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Trastornos por uso de sustancias y adultos mayores LGBTQ+

Esta hoja informativa nos presenta información relacionada con los trastornos de sustancias y el uso excesivo dentro de las comunidades de adultos mayores LGBTQ+.

July 2022

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Monkeypox and Gay and Bisexual Men

This fact sheet discusses emerging data regarding Monkeypox including how it is spread, symptoms, self-protective measures, discussion of why a focus on gay, bisexual, and other MSM, and much more.

June 2022 | The Fenway Institute

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Survivors Benefits for Same-sex Partners and Spouses

This fact sheet from the Social Security Administration discusses new updates regarding Survivor Benefits for Same-sex Partners and Spouses.

June 2022 | Social Security Administration

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Making your State Plan on Aging LGBTQ+ and HIV+ Inclusive: New Older Americans Act & ACL Guidelines

There is new OAA language and ACL guidance on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) and HIV+ inclusion in your State Plan. This fact sheet reviews the new guidance.

June 2022 | SAGE

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Domestic and Sexual Violence Safety Planning for LGBTQI+ Survivors

This fact sheet provides resources on safety planning LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

June 2022 | New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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Working with LGBTQ+ Individuals: A Factsheet for Crisis Hotline Responders

This research-driven factsheet aims to assist non-LGBTQ+ specific hotlines in working with LGBTQ+ individuals in a crisis response setting. It discusses tips for individual crisis responders in working with LGBTQ+ individuals and also discusses tips for crisis response organizations in supporting LGBTQ+ communities as a whole.

May 2022 | Thomas Godwin

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Working with LGBTQ+ Individuals: A Brief FactSheet for Crisis Hotline Responders

This brief fact sheet aims to assist hotlines in working with LGBTQ+ individuals in a crisis response setting. It provides some context for the importance of being LGBTQ+ inclusive on hotlines and then discusses tips for crisis responders in working with LGBTQ+ individuals.

May 2022 | Thomas Godwin

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Supporting LGBTQ+ People with Parkinson's: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Community Centers and Health Centers

The Parkinson’s Foundation and SAGE co-created this guide to highlight things you can do right now to support LGBTQ+ people living with Parkinson's disease (PD) in your community.

May 2022 | Parkinson's Foundation and SAGE

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National Honor LGBTQ+ Elder Day Resource Guide

May 16 is National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, a time to pay tribute to those who have paved the way for the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community to obtain and continue to seek important legislation and rights. We have numerous elders to thank for the strides made over the last several decades towards equality.

May 2022 | National Center on Elder Abuse and SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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How to Use Gender Pronouns

This fact sheet describes the importance of gender pronouns and how to ask about the pronouns a person uses.

April 2022 | National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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Rural Aging for LGBTQ+ Older Adults

This fact sheet explores LGBTQ+ Aging in rural communities, an often-overlooked segment within LGBTQ+ communities.

April 2022 | National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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Substance Use Disorders and LGBTQ+ Older Adults

This fact sheet introduces us to information related to substance disorders and overuse within LGBTQ+ older adult communities.

April 2022 | National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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Common Terms & Definitions

This document provides a list of common terms and definitions used in relation to sexual orientation, gender identity, health, and relationships. Updated on 4/26/2022

April 2022 | SAGE and National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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COVID & Beyond: Aging and Disability Resources for Diverse Communities

We have seen the challenges of the COVID pandemic experienced by minority communities including the impact on physical and mental health, economic and food security and social supports. Panelists will introduce and discuss national programs and services that support diverse aging and disability communities during the ongoing pandemic and recovery.

April 2022 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging and Older Adults' Equity Collaborative

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COVID and Beyond - Resource Guide and Panelist Contacts

This Resource Guide highlights the organizations who presented on the COVID and Beyond: Aging and Disability Services for Diverse Communities webinar held on March of 2022.

March 2022 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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ACL COVID-19 Booster Shot

Get infromation on the importance of COVID Booster Shots.

December 2021 | ACL

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Family Caregiving in Diverse Communities Factsheet

This factsheet provides a summary of the findings from the Family Caregiving in Diverse Communities full report, which assessed the needs of diverse family caregivers for older adults.

December 2021 | Diverse Elders Coalition, National Alliance for Caregiving

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Family Caregiving in Diverse Communities Full Report

An assessment to discover the specific needs of diverse family caregivers for older adults was performed by the Diverse Aging Coalition and the National Alliance for Caregiving. This report outlines the findings from the assessment.

December 2021

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Infographic Summary of a Health Needs Assessment of the LGBT+ Community, Aged 50+, Living with HIV in Puerto Rico

This publication provides infographics that summarize a health needs assessment performed for the LGBT+ community, aged 50+, living with HIV in Puerto Rico.

December 2021 | Waves Ahead Corp and SAGE Puerto Rico, SAGE’s HIV & Aging Policy Action Coalition, JSI Research & Training Institute

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Needs Assessment of Older LGBT+ Adults Living with HIV in Puerto Rico

This publication provides the full needs assessment performed for the LGBT+ community, aged 50+, living with HIV in Puerto Rico.

December 2021 | Waves Ahead Corp and SAGE Puerto Rico, JSI Research & Training Institute, SAGE’s HIV & Aging Policy Action Coalition

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Finding an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Long-term Care Community

Moving into a long-term care community is a significant life change and requires someone to consider several factors when deciding where to live. When the time comes for extra support while aging, everyone deserves to feel welcome and safe accessing long-term care.

December 2021 | SAGE and Human Rights Campaign Foundation

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En busca de cuidados a largo plazo inclusivos para mayores LGBTQ+

La decisión de ir a vivir a una comunidad de cuidados a largo plazo representa un cambio significativo de vida y requiere considerar varios factores a la hora de elegir el lugar adecuado. Llegados a la etapa en que se hace necesario buscar apoyo adicional, todos merecemos sentirnos bienvenidos y plenamente confiados de estar accediendo a una comunidad que se adapte a nuestras necesidades personales.

December 2021 | SAGE and Human Rights Campaign Foundation

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Steps LGBTQ+ Workers Can Take If They’re Experiencing Discrimination in the Workplace

Information on workplace discrimination and the LGBTQ+ community.

November 2021 | Outreach Team at Employment Law Help

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St. Louis Queer+ Support Helpline

St. Louis Queer+ Support Helpline (SQSH, affectionately pronounced “squish”) is a grassroots, community-based organization dedicated to providing spaces and support for queer St. Louisans to thrive. Our mission is to strengthen the LGBTQIA+ community in the St. Louis MO-IL Metro Area by providing empathetic listening, safe and reliable connections to identity-affirming resources, as well as education and advocacy for LGBTQIA+ needs.

November 2021

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The Oasis Institute

To promote healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement. Oasis offers classes and volunteer experiences in-person and online.

November 2021

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A Spotlight on Two Spirit Elders and Elder Justice Facts

Based on findings from the Two Spirit Elders Resource and Information Guide.

November 2021 | National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative, University of North Dakota, Keck School of Medicine of USC, National Center on Elder Abuse, SAGE National Resoure Center on LGBT Aging

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Simple Steps in Supporting Older LGBTQ+ Friends and Loved Ones at End-of-Life

Being present with our LGBTQ friends and loved ones during the end of life is often an emotional, yet rewarding journey. Offering support is the first step, but knowing what and how to offer this support can be overwhelming.

October 2021 | National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Grandchild

SAGE partnered with PFLAG to produce a guide for grandparents and those with younger loved ones who are coming out at LGBTQ+. Learn how sexual orientation differs from gender identity, tips for showing your support, and more.

October 2021 | PFLAG and SAGE

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Apoyando a su nieto LGBTQ+

Es probable que esté leyendo esta publicación porque su nieto o un ser querido (utilizaremos ambos términos indistintamente) ha salido del armario, es decir, ha compartido con usted que es lesbiana, gay, bisexual, transgénero, no binario/a, queer o cuestionándose (LGBTQ+).

October 2021

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Local Community Advocacy: Advocating for the Needs of LGBT Older Adults Receiving Aging Services

This toolkit provides an overview of local aging services and programs, how LGBT advocates and organizations like yourself can get involved, and how Aging Advisory Councils can advance the priorities and address the needs of older LGBT people.

August 2021 | National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Respaldo a las comunidades locales: Apoyando a los adultos LGBT en los servicios de cuidado para personas mayores

La presente guía busca proporcionar una descripción general de los servicios y programas locales disponibles para los adultos mayores, explicar cómo las organizaciones defensoras LGBT1 y las personas como usted pueden participar en ellos y cómo los Consejos Asesores del Envejecimiento (Aging Advisory Councils) pueden priorizar y abordar las necesidades de las personas mayores LGBT.

August 2021 | National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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San Francisco LGBTQ Aging Research Partnership, LGBTQ Older Adult Survey

The goal of the survey was to provide the community, the city and foundations with information to best allocate resources to address any unmet needs. The survey was funded by the San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services, Horizons Foundation and the Bob Ross Foundation.

August 2021 | San Francisco LGBTQ Aging Research Partnership

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Administration for Community Living: Guidance for Developing State Plans

The guidance within this memorandum reflects changes to the Older Americans Act (OAA) as codified through the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 (P.L. 116-131).

August 2021 | Administration for Community Living

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La Interseccion De Edad, Raza Y Sexualidad

Esta hoja informativa explora cómo la edad, la raza y la sexualidad se entrecruzan y los pasos que uno puede tomar para ayudar a fortalecer los apoyos para LGBT BIPOC (negros, indígenas, personas de color).

July 2021 | Tomme Faust, M.A. for the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Consejos De Autodefensa Para Viviendas De Acogida LGBT

La siguiente serie de tres hojas informativas está diseñada para proporcionarle educación, consejos de autodefensa y recursos.

July 2021 | SAGE National Housing Initiative

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SAGE Línea telefónica nacional para personas mayores LGBT

La línea de ayuda para personas mayores LGBT está disponible las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana, en inglés y español, con traducción en 180 idiomas.

July 2021

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How to Be an Ally to Transgender Older Adults

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and FORGE are thrilled to share the new toolkit How to Be an Ally to Transgender Older Adults.

July 2021 | FORGE and National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Cómo ser aliado de las personas mayores transgénero

El Centro Nacional de Recursos sobre el Envejecimiento LGBT y FORGE están encantados de compartir el nuevo conjunto de herramientas Cómo ser un aliado de los adultos mayores transgénero.

July 2021 | FORGE and National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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