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Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults: 

Accessing Information on Medicare Benefits for LGBT People

Resource document providing links to organizations that provide information on legal rights and/or Medicare benefits. MORE >


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Advocating for Yourself

This article provides useful information you can use to advocate for yourself and others in health and aging services. MORE >


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Care Planning Workheets

Care Planning Worksheets that accompany the Create Your Care Plan workbook. MORE >


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Caregiving in the LGBT Community

This guide provides an overview of caregiving in the LGBT community, and specific ideas, lessons learned and best practices for expanding programming to reach and include LGBT caregivers and those caring for LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Create Your Care Plan

This workbook provides a detailed overview of what to expect when undergoing a surgical procedure, and how to plan for a successful recovery. Includes step-by-step instructions to create your own care plan, including worksheets, resources, and tips/encouragement for reaching out to others. MORE >


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FAQ: Housing Rights of LGBT Seniors

This blog prepared by Lambda Legal answer questions regarding the housing rights of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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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 >


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Intimacy & LGBT Older Adults

This article explores the importance of emotional and intimacy needs of LGBT older adults including tips and resources. MORE >


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La intimidad y los adultos mayores LGBT

Spanish version of Intimacy and LGBT Older Adults MORE >


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Legal Services and Needs of Low-Income LGBT Seniors

This special report addresses specifically how legal services can best meet the unique legal needs of low-income LGBT older adults. MORE >


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LGBT Aging-in-Place

This webinar will provide LGBT consumers and providers key considerations for aging-in-place strategies for LGBT older adults and how to link those strategies with additional community care resources. MORE >


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LGBT Elders and Healthcare Provider Video

As part of National Coming Out Day, SAGECare and the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation asked LGBT elders and care providers why being out to healthcare providers is so important. The main thing we learned from our LGBT elders is that they want to be treated with respect. MORE >


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LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community

LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community provides steps LGBT organizations and professionals can take in support of LGBT older people. MORE >


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Long Distance Caregiving

An online caregiving guide from the National Institutes of Health. MORE >


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Looking for Love?

Tips on How LGBT Elders Can Avoid the Infamous Sweetheart Scam MORE >


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Managing the Financial Impact of Widowhood

The emotional impact of widowhood can be overwhelming, but the financial impact can hit just as hard. There is often a decline in standard of living for the surviving spouse; household income can decline due to changes in Social Security benefits and the possible loss of the deceased spouse’s retirement income and earnings. MORE >


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Marriage and Finances

There are many benefits to being an active participant in managing the household finances when you are married. One of those benefits, while not easy to think about, is being better prepared to deal with some of life’s unexpected events. MORE >


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Marriage, Medicare and Medicaid

Tips for same-sex couples who are married or thinking about marriage so you can understand how marriage affects Medicare and Medicaid rights. MORE >


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Medicare Changes for Transgender Older Adults

Until recently, Medicare has not had specific guidance about how to address the unique needs of transgender older adults. That is changing. MORE >


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My Persoanl Directions (fillable download)

Use this form to provide paid and unpaid caregivers with your personal directions that will help ensure your quality of living in long-term care and health settings. This form is fillable for completing and printing from your computer. MORE >


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My Personal Directions

Use this form to provide paid and unpaid caregivers with your personal directions that will help ensure your quality of living in long-term care and health settings. MORE >


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Nothing About Us Without Us

"Nothing About Us Without Us" premiered at the SAGE's 21st Annual Awards & Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on October 17, 2016. MORE >


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Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages

Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages provides information and steps to promote justice and prevent and address social isolation and LGBT specific elder abuse. MORE >


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Prepare to Care

A planning guide for caregivers in the LGBT community MORE >


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Protecting Your Finances during a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a very emotional and difficult situation to navigate, which can leave individuals financially vulnerable as well. MORE >


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Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community Updated 2018

The rights of all residents should be honored and respected, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. MORE >


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Talk Before You Walk

When the Supreme Court decided Obergefell, the freedom to marry became the law of the land all across the United States. This victory forever changed financial planning and legal relationships for LGBT families. MORE >


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Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults

This report seeks to increase understanding of the unique needs and experiences of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Aging Network Planning Tools: 

Admisión afirmativa para las personas LGBT: Ejemplos de preguntas

Admisión afirmativa para las personas LGBT: Ejemplos de preguntas (Spanish version of LGBT Affirming Intake Questions). MORE >


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Boston ElderINFO LGBTQ Aging Resources

This booklet includes resources that provide programs, services and helpful information to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) aging community in and around Boston. Inclusion into this resource guide does not imply endorsement of an agency’s purpose, method, or quality of service. Consumers and caregivers are encouraged to evaluate and choose appropriate resources. MORE >


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Caregiving and LGBT Concerns In Michigan

This guide was created in 2016 and published in 2017 as a collaborative effort of the ACLU of Michigan, SAGE Metro Detroit and the three Area Agencies on Aging serving Southeastern Michigan: Detroit Area Agency on Aging, AAA1-B, and The Senior Alliance. MORE >


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Community Assessment Survey

This community assessment survey, provided by the Pima County Area Agency on Aging - is used for creating the area plan. The survey is an example of using LGBT affirming sexual orientation and gender identity questions in the demographics section. This survey is provided in English and Spanish languages. MORE >


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COMPASS Survey - New York State Office for the Aging

Provided by the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA), the COMPASS is the primary screening tool for NYSOFA and assists in the development of person-centered plans. This tool serves as a model with LGBT inclusive relationship, sexual orientation and gender identity questions. MORE >


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Fact Sheet: National Consortium on Aging Resources for Seniors' Equity

Funded by the Administration on Community Living (ACL), the National Consortium on Aging Resources for Seniors' Equity works to decrease the prevalence of disparities among racial, ethnic minority and LGBT older adults, their families and caregivers, by providing technical assistance to the Aging Network. MORE >


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LGBT Affirming Intake

Sample questions for LGBT inclusive intake forms. MORE >


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LGBT Aging at the Golden Gate

This report, from 2014, serves as a model for working with LGBT communities to determine needs and recommendations for serving LGBT older adults. The San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Aging Policy Task Force and this final Report are products of a community effort to raise the profile of issues affecting LGBT seniors in San Francisco. The Task Force was established at the urging of LGBT community members following a community-led process that started in the San Francisco’s Human Rights Commission’s LGBT Advisory Committee. MORE >


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LGBT Aging Commission Report - Massachusetts

This 2015 report serves as a model for a how a State worked with LGBT stakeholders through an LGBT Aging Commission resulting in recommendations for LGBT older adult data collection, needs assessments, cultural competency training and evaluation, outreach and access, service delivery, complaint resolution and legislation. MORE >


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LGBT Key Stakeholder Planning Meeting

This letter provided by ElderSource in Jacksonville, FL is provided as a sample for inviting LGBT stakeholders to a meeting as a first step in forming an LGBT task force, committee or working group. MORE >


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LGBT Needs Assessment Survey City of Los Angeles

This LGBT Needs Assessment Survey provided by the City Los Angeles, Department of Aging serves as a model for assessing the LGBT community as part of preparing area plans. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adult Community Assessments & Reports

Designed to provide the Aging Network and LGBT organizations updated links to LGBT Community Assessments and Reports that can help with planning LGBT inclusive services. MORE >


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LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community

LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community provides steps LGBT organizations and professionals can take in support of LGBT older people. MORE >


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LGBT-Inclusive Example Outreach Materials

Provided by SAGE Detroit and Southeast Michigan Area Agencies on Aging the Caregiver Flyer and Program Rack Card serve as models for LGBT-inclusive outreach. MORE >


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Maintaining Dignity

New AARP national survey finds most LGBT adults want but don’t have access to LGBT-sensitive care and services. MORE >


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Meals on Wheels Application

This Meals on Wheels Application provided by Bergen County Division of Senior Services, Aging & Disability Resource Connection serves as an example of an application that has LGBT inclusive relationship, sexual orientation and gender identity data and demographic questions. MORE >


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Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages

Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages provides information and steps to promote justice and prevent and address social isolation and LGBT specific elder abuse. MORE >


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Principles for Person-directed Services and Supports during Serious Illness

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) believe that every person has the right to make choices and to control their own decisions. This right is independent of age or disability or stage of illness.  MORE >


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Report on Increasing LGBT Cultural Competency of Area Agencies on Aging

Report from Southeast Michigan – Detroit Area Agency on Aging (1-A), Area Agency on Aging 1-B, The Senior Alliance (1-C), and the LGBT Older Adult Coalition. MORE >


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Senior Center Meal Registration Form

This Registration Form provided by Bergen County Division of Senior Services, Aging & Disability Resource Connection serves as an example of a client registration form with LGBT inclusive sexual orientation and gender identity questions. MORE >


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Senior Centers & Outreach

This fact sheet provides strategies and resources for Senior Centers to as they increase outreach and services to LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Question Translations

This document provides examples of demographic questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity in the following languages - English, Chinese, Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese, & Russian. MORE >


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Successful Outcomes of the LGBT Aging Policy Task Force

Four years ago, the San Francisco LGBT Aging Policy Task Force concluded its 18-month tenure by submitting its final report, LGBT Aging at the Golden Gate: San Francisco Policy Issues and Recommendations, to the Board of Supervisors. MORE >


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Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults

This report seeks to increase understanding of the unique needs and experiences of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Ageism: 

10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT

10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT 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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Dr. Fleishman's Model for Older Adults in Same-Sex Relationships

This model illustrates the correlations between variables for older adults in same-sex relationships. MORE >


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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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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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Good training, good care

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


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Health Care Scams

Information from the Federal Trade Commission on recognizing and reporting Health Care Scams. MORE >


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Identifying and Referring LGBT Caregivers

This fact sheet is designed to assist providers with identifying and supporting LGBT Caregivers in a medical setting. MORE >


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Imposter Scams

Information from the Federal Trade Commission to help recognize and report Imposter Scams. 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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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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Looking for Love?

Tips on How LGBT Elders Can Avoid the Infamous Sweetheart Scam MORE >


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People of Color Aging In the LGBTQ/SGL Community

Dr. Imani Woody shares insights regarding barriers faced by people of color aging in the LGBT community and explores solutions LGBT organizations can utilize to support involvement and equity by people of color aging in LGBTQ communities. MORE >


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Principles for Person-directed Services and Supports during Serious Illness

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) believe that every person has the right to make choices and to control their own decisions. This right is independent of age or disability or stage of illness.  MORE >


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Q&A with Cynthia Rangoon Grant

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is committed to working with and supporting advocates around the country. Read 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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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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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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Update - Coming of Age at the Time of Stonewall

This Q & A is an update regarding the research of Jane Fleishman on what it was like to come of age and come out during the Stonewall Era. 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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Aging / General Issues: 

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 >


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10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT

10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT MORE >


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2015 Healthy LGBT Aging Photo Contest Winners

2015 Healthy LGBT Aging Photo Contest Winners 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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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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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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An Intersectional Approach

The time has come for an intersectional approach that takes into full account all of these life experiences. This approach will prove invaluable to practitioners committed to working effectively with vulnerable older adults. It also will fuel policy progress by supporting shared agendas and advocacy based on the intersecting interests of diverse elder communities. 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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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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Boston ElderINFO LGBTQ Aging Resources

This booklet includes resources that provide programs, services and helpful information to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) aging community in and around Boston. Inclusion into this resource guide does not imply endorsement of an agency’s purpose, method, or quality of service. Consumers and caregivers are encouraged to evaluate and choose appropriate resources. MORE >


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Caregiving Glossary

Definitions of common caregiving terms. MORE >


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Caregiving in the LGBT Community

This guide provides an overview of caregiving in the LGBT community, and specific ideas, lessons learned and best practices for expanding programming to reach and include LGBT caregivers and those caring for LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Caught in the Budget Battle

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


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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 >


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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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Connecting Diverse Elders Cost of Living Programs

This article provides information on a valuable tool from the National Council on Aging called BenefitsCheckUp®. MORE >


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Create Your Care Plan

This workbook provides a detailed overview of what to expect when undergoing a surgical procedure, and how to plan for a successful recovery. Includes step-by-step instructions to create your own care plan, including worksheets, resources, and tips/encouragement for reaching out to others. MORE >


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Creating a Vision for the Future

Abstract Sexual orientation and gender identity are not commonly addressed in health and human service delivery, or in educational degree programs. Based on findings from Caring and Aging with Pride: The National Health, Aging and Sexuality Study (CAP), the first national federally-funded research project on LGBT health and aging, this article outlines 10 core competencies and aligns them with specific strategies to improve professional practice and service development to promote the well-being of LGBT older adults and their families. The articulation of key competencies is needed to provide a blueprint for action for addressing the growing needs of LGBT older adults, their families, and their MORE >


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Dignity Denied: Religious Exemptions and LGBT Elder Services

Ever-growing religious exemption laws put LGBT elders at increased risk for discrimination. MORE >


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Dr. Fleishman's Model for Older Adults in Same-Sex Relationships

This model illustrates the correlations between variables for older adults in same-sex relationships. MORE >


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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 >


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Encouraging an Inclusive Practice

This article introduces the reader to the field of Care Management and the journey of a Care Manager who came out as an LGBT Ally. MORE >


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Engaging Volunteers

Blog article discussing the importance of grassroots education, volunteerism and the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging - Volunteer Education Ambassador program. MORE >


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Enhancing health, wellness and community

This article provides a look at the unique needs of older LGBT people and how communities are responding to these needs. 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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Fact Sheet: National Consortium on Aging Resources for Seniors' Equity

Funded by the Administration on Community Living (ACL), the National Consortium on Aging Resources for Seniors' Equity works to decrease the prevalence of disparities among racial, ethnic minority and LGBT older adults, their families and caregivers, by providing technical assistance to the Aging Network. MORE >


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Federally Supported Services

This policy paper describes what the Older Americans Act (OAA) is, how LGBT older adults do not directly benefit from this $2 billion-a-year federal program and why the OAA needs to be amended in order to better serve LGBT older Americans. MORE >


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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 >


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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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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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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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Health and Access to Care & Coverage for LGBT Individuals in the U.S.

Issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation on LGBT health disparities. MORE >


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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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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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Identifying and Referring LGBT Caregivers

This fact sheet is designed to assist providers with identifying and supporting LGBT Caregivers in a medical setting. 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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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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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 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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Infographic: Updating the Older Americans Act

Learn why LGBT older adults need to be included in the Older Americans Act (OAA) with this simple infographic. MORE >


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Intimacy & LGBT Older Adults

This article explores the importance of emotional and intimacy needs of LGBT older adults including tips and resources. MORE >


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Invisability: Talking About Bisexuality and Aging

Fact sheet exploring the invisibility of bisexuality and aging with the LGBT community. 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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LGBT Aging Concerns

Abstract Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders and long-term couples have become more visible and their special concerns about aging are being recognized by gerontologists. LGBT elders are a diverse group with regard to all characteristics. This article focuses on the characteristics, research needs and barriers, service needs and barriers, clinical implications, and suggestions for appropriate treatment to increase awareness of clinical gerontologists who may not be familiar with LGBT seniors or who wish to improve their services to this population. Gerontologists working in long-term care facilities and those working in social and home care services may be especially interested in the special concerns of transgender elders and the recent changes in public policy regarding all LGBT elders. MORE >


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LGBT Aging: A Review of Research

This report is a review of existing literature of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults and provides recommendations for future research and policy needs. 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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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 >


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LGBT Data Collection

Fact sheet about sexual orientation and gender identity data collection. MORE >


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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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LGBT National Senior Hotline

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Senior Hotline provides telephone peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for our senior community. No matter where they live, LGBT seniors have a place to call when they need peer-support, information and local resources. Many times our callers are very isolated, some in the closet or and in need of a caring, non-judgmental person to talk with. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Senior Hotline provides seniors the ability to talk with our trained peer-support volunteers about issues including isolation, relationship concerns, bullying, family concerns, HIV/AIDS and much more. We also provide local senior resource information for cities and towns across the United States. All services are free and confidential. Call the hotline at 1-888-234-7243. The hotline is open Monday through Friday from 4pm - midnight, Eastern Time and on Saturday from noon to 5PM Eastern Time. Prefer to use email? Reach out at Help@LGBThotline.org. MORE >


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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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LGBT Older Adult Coalition

The LGBT Older Adult Coalition is a collaboration of people and organizations in Southeastern Michigan who are working to establish effective programs and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adult Community Assessments & Reports

Designed to provide the Aging Network and LGBT organizations updated links to LGBT Community Assessments and Reports that can help with planning LGBT inclusive services. 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. 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 >


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LGBT Older Adults: How to Find Affirming Services

Are you an older adult and a member of the LGBT community? If so, getting the proper care and support can be a challenge. This document details a few frequent questions older LGBT adults often ask. 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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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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Managing the Financial Impact of Widowhood

The emotional impact of widowhood can be overwhelming, but the financial impact can hit just as hard. There is often a decline in standard of living for the surviving spouse; household income can decline due to changes in Social Security benefits and the possible loss of the deceased spouse’s retirement income and earnings. MORE >


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Marriage and Finances

There are many benefits to being an active participant in managing the household finances when you are married. One of those benefits, while not easy to think about, is being better prepared to deal with some of life’s unexpected events. 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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New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders (NOAGE)

NOAGE hosts a variety of social and educational events and services for LGBT older adults. NOAGE also works to increase the cultural competency of healthcare providers through trainings and workshops. NOAGE is committed to ensuring that all LGBT older adults in the New Orleans area can live their best lives with the dignity and respect that they deserve. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   504-517-2345

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Office for Older Americans: Resources & Publications List

A list of a variety of resources and publications for older adults and their caregivers via the Office for Older Americans. MORE >


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Oklahoma Women Become Brave for Marriage Equality

Oklahoma Women Become Brave for Marriage Equality is a Q&A with Sharon Bishop-Baldwin, author of Becoming Brave. Sharon tells of the fight for Marriage Equality in Oklahoma and how she and her wife became brave as LGBT advocates along the way. MORE >


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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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OPALGA - Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association

Established in 1989, OPALGA is one of the largest LGBTQ membership organizations in Illinois. Our diverse membership includes women and men of all ages, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our members live in Chicago’s near-west collar suburbs, Chicago proper, and beyond. MORE >


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Orientation to Medicaid

This article provides a basic overview and understanding of Medicaid MORE >


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Out & Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults, Ages 45-75

This study explores the aging realities of LGBT people, as well as their fears, beliefs, behaviors and aspirations in areas such as healthcare, finance and retirement, support systems, housing and sources of information. MORE >


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Out and Visible (Infographic)

This infographic highlights a few key findings from SAGE's report "Out and Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults." MORE >


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Out and Visible: Executive Summary

The Executive Summary of "Out and Visible" details highlights from SAGE's uniquely comprehensive, nationally representative quantitative study on aging among LGBT people. The study was conducted in March 2014 by Harris Poll. 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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People of Color Aging In the LGBTQ/SGL Community

Dr. Imani Woody shares insights regarding barriers faced by people of color aging in the LGBT community and explores solutions LGBT organizations can utilize to support involvement and equity by people of color aging in LGBTQ communities. MORE >


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Prepare to Care

A planning guide for caregivers in the LGBT community MORE >


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Principles for Person-directed Services and Supports during Serious Illness

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) believe that every person has the right to make choices and to control their own decisions. This right is independent of age or disability or stage of illness.  MORE >


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Protecting Your Finances during a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a very emotional and difficult situation to navigate, which can leave individuals financially vulnerable as well. 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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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 >


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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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Rogue Rainbow Elders

Rogue Rainbow Elders is an organization in Southern Oregon that is developing advocacy, outreach, services, programs and education/training for and about LGBT older adults. They also offer a monthly social for LGBT elders and allies in the valley. Contact: news@roguerainbowelders.org for more information. MORE >


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Senior Centers & Outreach

This fact sheet provides strategies and resources for Senior Centers to as they increase outreach and services to LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional not-for-profit organization that helps seniors and adults with disabilities live with choice and dignity in their communities. Its headquarters and satellite offices assist citizens in the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach, and in Isle of Wight and Southampton counties. Programs and services include case management, in-home care, Meals on Wheels and meals at senior center wellness and nutrition sites, Care Transitions, wellness classes, I-Ride transportation, Medicare benefits counseling and more. MORE >


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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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Start End of Life Planning Early

End of life planning article from the American Society on Aging blog. 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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Supporting LGBT Older Adults During A Time of Grief and Loss

Resource article for support of LGBT older adults following the Orlando, FL mass shooting. MORE >


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Talk Before You Walk

When the Supreme Court decided Obergefell, the freedom to marry became the law of the land all across the United States. This victory forever changed financial planning and legal relationships for LGBT families. 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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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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Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults

This report seeks to increase understanding of the unique needs and experiences of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Update - Coming of Age at the Time of Stonewall

This Q & A is an update regarding the research of Jane Fleishman on what it was like to come of age and come out during the Stonewall Era. MORE >


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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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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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Alzheimer's / Dementia: 

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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Alzheimer's Association - National Office

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


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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 >


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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

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Caring for Yourself

Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members or friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, using adult day care services, or getting help from a local home health care agency. MORE >


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Enhancing health, wellness and community

This article provides a look at the unique needs of older LGBT people and how communities are responding to these needs. MORE >


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Holiday Hints

The tips below can help you and the person with Alzheimer’s visit and reconnect with family, friends, and neighbors during holidays. https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/holiday-hints MORE >


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Important Considerations for LGBT Caregivers

LGBT Caregiver Brochure from the Alzheimer's Association. MORE >


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Issue Brief: LGBT and Dementia

This paper is divided into three sections including a general overview of LGBT older adults and dementia, intersecting identities, and recommendations. 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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LGBT Caregiver Concerns & Alzheimer's Brochure

This brochure helps caregivers, who are LGBT or caring for someone who is LGBT, navigate community resources and options for support. 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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Overcoming Barriers to Care

This article discusses the added stigma for LGBT elders diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and overcoming barriers to care. MORE >


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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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The Longest Day

A discussion on LGBT older adults living with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers on the Alzheimer's Association Longest Day. MORE >


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Our Best Practices Guides: 

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

Revised in 2016 - 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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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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Age-Friendly Inclusive Services Guide: for LGBT Organizations

Updated in 2017 to include information and resources on caregiving, this guide is intended to help LGBT centers understand the unique challenges that LGBT people face as they get older, and provide you with some tools and strategies to ensure that LGBT older adults feel more included and safe in LGBT organizations. MORE >


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LGBT Programming for Older Adults: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide

This guide presents a simple, concrete set of steps that can be used to create an LGBT movie viewing, with the intention of either broadening the agency services to bring in more LGBT people or as a way of introducing LGBT concepts to existing program participants. MORE >


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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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Bisexuality: 

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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Aging Bisexuals-What's Your BiQ?

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


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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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Coming Out Can Be Ageless

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


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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

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Invisability: Talking About Bisexuality and Aging

Fact sheet exploring the invisibility of bisexuality and aging with the LGBT community. MORE >


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Issues Facing Bisexual Americans

This publication provides a summary of the myriad issues facing bisexual people in the US, including around poverty, employment, violence and health as well as recommendations for change. MORE >


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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

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My Bi Voice…

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


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Caregiving: 

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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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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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 - 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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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 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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Advocating for Yourself

This article provides useful information you can use to advocate for yourself and others in health and aging services. 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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Care Planning Workheets

Care Planning Worksheets that accompany the Create Your Care Plan workbook. MORE >


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Caregiving Glossary

Definitions of common caregiving terms. MORE >


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Caregiving in the LGBT Community

This guide provides an overview of caregiving in the LGBT community, and specific ideas, lessons learned and best practices for expanding programming to reach and include LGBT caregivers and those caring for LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Caring for Yourself

Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members or friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, using adult day care services, or getting help from a local home health care agency. MORE >


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Cómo crear su plan de cuidados

Esta guía es una herramienta práctica para adultos mayores LGBT (lesbianas, gay, bisexuales y transgénero) y otros que se van a someter a una cirugía u otro procedimiento médico, y necesitan o quieren tomar control para planificar su propio cuidado. 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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Create Your Care Plan

This workbook provides a detailed overview of what to expect when undergoing a surgical procedure, and how to plan for a successful recovery. Includes step-by-step instructions to create your own care plan, including worksheets, resources, and tips/encouragement for reaching out to others. MORE >


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Creating a Vision for the Future

Abstract Sexual orientation and gender identity are not commonly addressed in health and human service delivery, or in educational degree programs. Based on findings from Caring and Aging with Pride: The National Health, Aging and Sexuality Study (CAP), the first national federally-funded research project on LGBT health and aging, this article outlines 10 core competencies and aligns them with specific strategies to improve professional practice and service development to promote the well-being of LGBT older adults and their families. The articulation of key competencies is needed to provide a blueprint for action for addressing the growing needs of LGBT older adults, their families, and their 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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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 CATHY CROGHAN

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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Executive Summary: The Health Report

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


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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 >


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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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Glosario Para Cuidadores

MORE >


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Hoja De Datos: Cómo Brindar Cuidados A La Comunidad LGBT

Temas importantes que deben conocer los cuidadores de la comunidad LGBT MORE >


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Holiday Hints

The tips below can help you and the person with Alzheimer’s visit and reconnect with family, friends, and neighbors during holidays. https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/holiday-hints 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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Important Considerations for LGBT Caregivers

LGBT Caregiver Brochure from the Alzheimer's Association. 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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Issue Brief: LGBT and Dementia

This paper is divided into three sections including a general overview of LGBT older adults and dementia, intersecting identities, and recommendations. 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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LGBT Aging Concerns

Abstract Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders and long-term couples have become more visible and their special concerns about aging are being recognized by gerontologists. LGBT elders are a diverse group with regard to all characteristics. This article focuses on the characteristics, research needs and barriers, service needs and barriers, clinical implications, and suggestions for appropriate treatment to increase awareness of clinical gerontologists who may not be familiar with LGBT seniors or who wish to improve their services to this population. Gerontologists working in long-term care facilities and those working in social and home care services may be especially interested in the special concerns of transgender elders and the recent changes in public policy regarding all LGBT elders. MORE >


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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

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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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LGBT Caregiving Fact Sheet

Important tips and resources for LGBT Caregivers. MORE >


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LGBT Caregiving Fact Sheet - Mandarin Translation

LGBT Caregiving Fact Sheet - Mandarin Translation MORE >


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LGBT Caregiving Fact Sheet - Vietnamese Translation

LGBT Caregiving Fact Sheet - Vietnamese Translation MORE >


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LGBT National Senior Hotline

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Senior Hotline provides telephone peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for our senior community. No matter where they live, LGBT seniors have a place to call when they need peer-support, information and local resources. Many times our callers are very isolated, some in the closet or and in need of a caring, non-judgmental person to talk with. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Senior Hotline provides seniors the ability to talk with our trained peer-support volunteers about issues including isolation, relationship concerns, bullying, family concerns, HIV/AIDS and much more. We also provide local senior resource information for cities and towns across the United States. All services are free and confidential. Call the hotline at 1-888-234-7243. The hotline is open Monday through Friday from 4pm - midnight, Eastern Time and on Saturday from noon to 5PM Eastern Time. Prefer to use email? Reach out at Help@LGBThotline.org. MORE >


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Long Distance Caregiving

Long Distance Caregiving - Getting Started is a guide prepared by the National Institute of Aging designed to help caregivers understand challenges associated with caregiving, provide tips and resources as you caregive from a distance. MORE >


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Long Distance Caregiving

An online caregiving guide from the National Institutes of Health. MORE >


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Long-Distance Caregiving

Developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, this booklet is a gateway to ideas and resources that can help make long-distance caregiving more manageable and satisfying. 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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Maintaining Dignity

New AARP national survey finds most LGBT adults want but don’t have access to LGBT-sensitive care and services. MORE >


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My Personal Directions

Use this form to provide paid and unpaid caregivers with your personal directions that will help ensure your quality of living in long-term care and health settings. 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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Prepare to Care

A planning guide for caregivers in the LGBT community MORE >


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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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Principles for Person-directed Services and Supports during Serious Illness

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) believe that every person has the right to make choices and to control their own decisions. This right is independent of age or disability or stage of illness.  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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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SAGECAP Baltimore

SAGECAP Baltimore is a unique partnership between SAGE and The LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   410-837-2050

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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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State Lifespan Respite Programs

State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects 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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Supporting LGBT Older Adults During A Time of Grief and Loss

Resource article for support of LGBT older adults following the Orlando, FL mass shooting. MORE >


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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 >


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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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The Longest Day

A discussion on LGBT older adults living with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers on the Alzheimer's Association Longest Day. MORE >


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The OUT Agenda: KPFK Radio Show

The OUT Agenda, available online through Pacifica Radio, KPFK in California, is hosted by Chris Coleman and Rita Gonzales. This show interviews Hilary Meyer, SAGE's Director of National Programs. MORE >


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The TransGenerational Theatre Project at SAGE

The TransGenerational Theatre Project is a multigenerational applied theatre project based at SAGE that brings together transgender and gender non-conforming people of all ages to create theatre from their ideas. 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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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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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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What's the Deal with Caregiving?

A Q&A on LGBT Caregiving by author, blogger, and LGBT advocate Chris MacLellan. MORE >


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When LGBT Older Adults Come Out

This fact sheet provides organizations with best practices for honoring the confidentiality and informed consent regarding personal information shared by LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old

Do you often wonder, "Who will help me as I age?" - you are not alone! Joy Loverde, joined us for a Q&A to share the inspiration for her book and lessons learned from her work around caregiving. 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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Coming Out Later in Life: 

Coming Out Can Be Ageless

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


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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 >


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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 >


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Encouraging an Inclusive Practice

This article introduces the reader to the field of Care Management and the journey of a Care Manager who came out as an LGBT Ally. MORE >


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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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In Support of Coming Out

Article discussing a Coming Out Support Group for Older Adults. MORE >


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Looking for Love?

Tips on How LGBT Elders Can Avoid the Infamous Sweetheart Scam MORE >


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My Bi Voice…

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


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Update - Coming of Age at the Time of Stonewall

This Q & A is an update regarding the research of Jane Fleishman on what it was like to come of age and come out during the Stonewall Era. MORE >


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When LGBT Older Adults Come Out

This fact sheet provides organizations with best practices for honoring the confidentiality and informed consent regarding personal information shared by LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Culturally Competent Care and Training: 

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

Revised in 2016 - 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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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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10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT

10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT MORE >


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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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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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Admisión afirmativa para las personas LGBT: Ejemplos de preguntas

Admisión afirmativa para las personas LGBT: Ejemplos de preguntas (Spanish version of LGBT Affirming Intake Questions). 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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Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People

In collaboration with transgender health care providers, researchers and front-line staff, Fenway Institute of Health created a helpful tool of best practices for front-line health care staff to provide affirmative care for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. MORE >


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Age-Friendly Inclusive Services Guide: for LGBT Organizations

Updated in 2017 to include information and resources on caregiving, this guide is intended to help LGBT centers understand the unique challenges that LGBT people face as they get older, and provide you with some tools and strategies to ensure that LGBT older adults feel more included and safe in LGBT organizations. 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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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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An Intersectional Approach

The time has come for an intersectional approach that takes into full account all of these life experiences. This approach will prove invaluable to practitioners committed to working effectively with vulnerable older adults. It also will fuel policy progress by supporting shared agendas and advocacy based on the intersecting interests of diverse elder communities. 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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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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Building Respect for LGBT Older Adults e-learning: Supplemental Information for Staff

This document is intended as a compendium piece for aging service providers accessing the e-learning tool: Building Respect for LGBT Older Adults. MORE >


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Creating a Vision for the Future

Abstract Sexual orientation and gender identity are not commonly addressed in health and human service delivery, or in educational degree programs. Based on findings from Caring and Aging with Pride: The National Health, Aging and Sexuality Study (CAP), the first national federally-funded research project on LGBT health and aging, this article outlines 10 core competencies and aligns them with specific strategies to improve professional practice and service development to promote the well-being of LGBT older adults and their families. The articulation of key competencies is needed to provide a blueprint for action for addressing the growing needs of LGBT older adults, their families, and their 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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Encouraging an Inclusive Practice

This article introduces the reader to the field of Care Management and the journey of a Care Manager who came out as an LGBT Ally. MORE >


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Engaging Volunteers

Blog article discussing the importance of grassroots education, volunteerism and the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging - Volunteer Education Ambassador program. MORE >


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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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Fact Sheet: National Consortium on Aging Resources for Seniors' Equity

Funded by the Administration on Community Living (ACL), the National Consortium on Aging Resources for Seniors' Equity works to decrease the prevalence of disparities among racial, ethnic minority and LGBT older adults, their families and caregivers, by providing technical assistance to the Aging Network. MORE >


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Federal Nursing Home Reform Act Video

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


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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 >


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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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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Doreen Bermudez

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Doreen Bermudez. 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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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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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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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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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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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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Increasing LGBT Cultural Competence

This fact sheet explores ways to increase LGBT cultural competence in housing and long-term care. 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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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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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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La Importancia de Obtener un Entrenamiento

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


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LGBT Affirming Intake

Sample questions for LGBT inclusive intake forms. MORE >


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LGBT Aging Concerns

Abstract Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders and long-term couples have become more visible and their special concerns about aging are being recognized by gerontologists. LGBT elders are a diverse group with regard to all characteristics. This article focuses on the characteristics, research needs and barriers, service needs and barriers, clinical implications, and suggestions for appropriate treatment to increase awareness of clinical gerontologists who may not be familiar with LGBT seniors or who wish to improve their services to this population. Gerontologists working in long-term care facilities and those working in social and home care services may be especially interested in the special concerns of transgender elders and the recent changes in public policy regarding all LGBT elders. MORE >


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LGBT Aging: A Review of Research

This report is a review of existing literature of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults and provides recommendations for future research and policy needs. MORE >


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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 >


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LGBT Data Collection

Fact sheet about sexual orientation and gender identity data collection. MORE >


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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 >


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LGBT Elders and Healthcare Provider Video

As part of National Coming Out Day, SAGECare and the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation asked LGBT elders and care providers why being out to healthcare providers is so important. The main thing we learned from our LGBT elders is that they want to be treated with respect. 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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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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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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LGBT Older Adult Education Resources

This document provides a list of "FREE" of charge education resources promoting awareness of LGBT Older Adults. 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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LGBT Programming for Older Adults: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide

This guide presents a simple, concrete set of steps that can be used to create an LGBT movie viewing, with the intention of either broadening the agency services to bring in more LGBT people or as a way of introducing LGBT concepts to existing program participants. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

 
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

 
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 >


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

 
Q&A with Cynthia Rangoon Grant

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is committed to working with and supporting advocates around the country. Read 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

 
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

 
Question & Answer: Vicki Stanley

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is committed to working with and supporting advocates around the country. Please read this Q&A with Vicki Stanley, an ally working in Kentucky, to learn more about her work and her advice for other advocates trying to make a positive change. 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 >


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

 
Reclaiming Our Two-Spirit Bodies

A qualitative, community-based research project involving individuals who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) & lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer - two-spirit (LGBTQ-TS) in the St. Louis Area. MORE >


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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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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: Our Best Practices Guides, Culturally Competent Care and Training, En Español, 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

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

 
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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Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, Elder Abuse, 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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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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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

 
The OUT Agenda: KPFK Radio Show

The OUT Agenda, available online through Pacifica Radio, KPFK in California, is hosted by Chris Coleman and Rita Gonzales. This show interviews Hilary Meyer, SAGE's Director of National Programs. MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, Culturally Competent Care and Training, 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

 
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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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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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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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

 
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

 
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

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

 
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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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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Elder Abuse: 

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

 
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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Read more: Elder Abuse, En Español, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Family Violence and Prevention Services Act

For over 30 years, the Family Violence and Prevention Services Act (FVPSA) has supported community-driven solutions to domestic violence, domestic and dating violence prevention education, and a network of programs and services to respond to domestic violence across the country, territories and tribal communities. MORE >


1-800-537-2238

Read more: Elder Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic 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

 
Homophobia or Expedience? Sonoma County Goes on Trial

This is an in-depth discussion of allegations of abuse of a gay couple by a California Adult Protective Serivces agency. MORE >


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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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LGB Medicare Fraud Prevention

Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) developed this handout to be given out to lesbian, gay and bisexual older adultsthat includes the SMP targeted messaging of "Protect, Detect, Report." MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, 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

 
LGBT Domestic Violence Fact Sheet

This is a short introduction to domestic violence among same-sex couples. 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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LGBT Long Term Care: Phyllis

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


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Read more: Elder Abuse, 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

 
LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community

LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community provides steps LGBT organizations and professionals can take in support of LGBT older people. MORE >


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Read more: Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults, Aging Network Planning Tools, Elder Abuse, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
LGBTQ Partner Abuse

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


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

 
Looking for Love?

Tips on How LGBT Elders Can Avoid the Infamous Sweetheart Scam MORE >


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Read more: Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults, Ageism, Coming Out Later in Life, Elder Abuse, Financial Security / Retirement, Intergenerational Issues, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Legal Resources, Social Isolation, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
NCALL National Abuse in Later Life Directory

If you are in immediate danger, calling 911 will let law enforcement know that you need help. This directory lists local, state and national resources to assist older victims and their friends and family. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   608-255-0539

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

 
Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages

Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages provides information and steps to promote justice and prevent and address social isolation and LGBT specific elder abuse. MORE >


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Read more: Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults, Aging Network Planning Tools, Elder Abuse, 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

 
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

 
Providing Services to LGB Older Adults: Tips for SMP Staff and Volunteers

This tip sheet is intended for Senior Medicare Patrol staff and volunteers to provide basic information on the lesbian, gay and bisexual older adult communities. MORE >


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Providing Services to Transgender Older Adults: Tips for SMP Staff and Volunteers

This tip sheet, developed by SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and FORGE Transgender Aging Network, is intended for SMP staff and volunteers to provide basic information on working with transgender older adults. MORE >


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Read more: Elder Abuse, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, 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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Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community Updated 2018

The rights of all residents should be honored and respected, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. MORE >


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Read more: Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults, Elder Abuse, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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

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

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

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

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

 
Transgender Older Adults & Medicare Fraud Prevention

SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and FORGE Transgender Aging Network developed this handout to be given out to transgender older adults as part of the Senior Medicare Patrol volunteer program. It provides information about specific issues related to Medicare fraud protection and the transgender community. MORE >


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

 
Volunteers for Your SMP Program

Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. This tip sheet provides suggestions on how to outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, in order that they become volunteers in the SMP network. MORE >


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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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Employment / Workforce: 

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

 
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

 
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

 
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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Engaging Volunteers

Blog article discussing the importance of grassroots education, volunteerism and the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging - Volunteer Education Ambassador program. MORE >


Read more: Aging / General Issues, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Employment / Workforce, 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

 
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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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

 
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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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

 
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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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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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

 
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

 
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

 
End of Life Decisions: 

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

 
Creating End-of-Life Documents for Trans Individuals

This publication is a guide to creating end-of-life documents with specific language that protects the interests of transgender individuals in having their gender identity and expression respected. MORE >


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

 
End-of-Life Perceptions - LGBT Older Adults

Little is known about what LGBT older adults think of, prepare for, and want for their end-of-life care experience. In order to fill the gap in knowledge, two researchers from Saint Louis University interviewed 17 LGBT individuals, 60 years and older. MORE >


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Read more: End of Life Decisions, 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

 
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 >


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

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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care - Q&A with author Kimberly, D. Acquaviva

This article is a Q&A with Kimberly D. Acquaviva, author of LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice. 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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Need a Lifeline

This article discusses the importance of advance planning. MORE >


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Spiritual Care & Non-Religious Elders

This fact sheets discusses ways chaplains can provide spiritual support and resources to non-religious LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Spiritual Themes & LGBT Elders

This fact sheet explores the spiritual lives of LGBT elders through spiritual themes rooted in a person's search for meaning and purpose in life. MORE >


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Spirituality & End of Life for LGBT Elders

This fact sheet provides an understanding of how a history of trauma may impact end of life spiritual support for LGBT elders and suggestions for professional caregivers. MORE >


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Start End of Life Planning Early

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


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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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En Español: 

Salud Del Seno Y El Envejecimiento En La Comunidad LGBT

Hoja Informativa: Salud Del Seno Y El Envejecimiento En La Comunidad LGBT MORE >


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10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT

10 Consejos Para Encontrar Servicios Afirmativos Para La Comunidad LGBT MORE >


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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey - Resumen Ejecutivo

Con casi 28,000 participantes, La Encuesta Estadounidense Trans del 2015 (U.S. Transgender Survey o USTS) es la encuesta más grande jamás realizada de las vidas y experiencias de personas trans. 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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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 >


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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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Cómo crear su plan de cuidados

Esta guía es una herramienta práctica para adultos mayores LGBT (lesbianas, gay, bisexuales y transgénero) y otros que se van a someter a una cirugía u otro procedimiento médico, y necesitan o quieren tomar control para planificar su propio cuidado. 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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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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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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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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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 >


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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 CATHY CROGHAN

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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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Glosario Para Cuidadores

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Hoja De Datos: Cómo Brindar Cuidados A La Comunidad LGBT

Temas importantes que deben conocer los cuidadores de la comunidad LGBT MORE >


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La Importancia de Obtener un Entrenamiento

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


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La intimidad y los adultos mayores LGBT

Spanish version of Intimacy and LGBT Older Adults MORE >


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La salud sexual y el envejecimiento

Una conversación abierta acerca de la salud sexual y el envejecimiento MORE >


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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 >


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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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Medicaid y la comunidad LGBT

Este artículo proporciona un resumen de las reglas que aplican a aquellos en la comunidad LGBT y que posiblemente necesiten Medicaid, en especial para aquellos que podrían requerir cuidado médico a largo plazo en un centro especializado de enfermería. El siguiente artículo está dirigido a personas solteras y parejas domésticas. MORE >


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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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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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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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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Question Translations

This document provides examples of demographic questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity in the following languages - English, Chinese, Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese, & Russian. 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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Financial Security / Retirement: 

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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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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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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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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Caught in the Budget Battle

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


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Connecting Diverse Elders Cost of Living Programs

This article provides information on a valuable tool from the National Council on Aging called BenefitsCheckUp®. 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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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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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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Health Care Scams

Information from the Federal Trade Commission on recognizing and reporting Health Care Scams. MORE >


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

 
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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Legal Services and Needs of Low-Income LGBT Seniors

This special report addresses specifically how legal services can best meet the unique legal needs of low-income LGBT older adults. MORE >


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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 >


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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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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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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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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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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. 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 >


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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. 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 >


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Looking for Love?

Tips on How LGBT Elders Can Avoid the Infamous Sweetheart Scam 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 >


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

 
Managing the Financial Impact of Widowhood

The emotional impact of widowhood can be overwhelming, but the financial impact can hit just as hard. There is often a decline in standard of living for the surviving spouse; household income can decline due to changes in Social Security benefits and the possible loss of the deceased spouse’s retirement income and earnings. MORE >


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Marriage and Finances

There are many benefits to being an active participant in managing the household finances when you are married. One of those benefits, while not easy to think about, is being better prepared to deal with some of life’s unexpected events. MORE >


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Medicaid and HIV/AIDS

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


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Medicare and HIV/AIDS

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


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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 >


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Oklahoma Women Become Brave for Marriage Equality

Oklahoma Women Become Brave for Marriage Equality is a Q&A with Sharon Bishop-Baldwin, author of Becoming Brave. Sharon tells of the fight for Marriage Equality in Oklahoma and how she and her wife became brave as LGBT advocates along the way. MORE >


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NEW Older Women & Poverty

This three-part special report takes a closer look at the lives of older women to better understand the challenges they face and how we can address them. 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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Out & Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults, Ages 45-75

This study explores the aging realities of LGBT people, as well as their fears, beliefs, behaviors and aspirations in areas such as healthcare, finance and retirement, support systems, housing and sources of information. MORE >


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Out and Visible (Infographic)

This infographic highlights a few key findings from SAGE's report "Out and Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults." MORE >


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Out and Visible: Executive Summary

The Executive Summary of "Out and Visible" details highlights from SAGE's uniquely comprehensive, nationally representative quantitative study on aging among LGBT people. The study was conducted in March 2014 by Harris Poll. MORE >


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Protecting Your Finances during a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a very emotional and difficult situation to navigate, which can leave individuals financially vulnerable as well. 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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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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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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SSA Gudiance on Spousal & Survivors Benefits for Married LGBT Couples

This guidance can help individuals in same-sex marriages who were denied benefits because their marriage to a spouse of the same sex wasn’t properly recognized. 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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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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Read more: End of Life Decisions, Financial Security / Retirement, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Talk Before You Walk

When the Supreme Court decided Obergefell, the freedom to marry became the law of the land all across the United States. This victory forever changed financial planning and legal relationships for LGBT families. MORE >


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Read more: Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults, Aging / General Issues, Financial Security / Retirement, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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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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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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 >


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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 >


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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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Health: 

Free, Online Cancer Support Groups

Introducing Support Groups for LGBTQ Cancer Survivors from the National LGBT Cancer Network. MORE >


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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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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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A Practical Guide to Implement the National CLAS Standards

This toolkit is designed for use by health care organizations, including health plans, provider practices and hospitals, states and communities, that have decided to improve health equity and implement the National CLAS Standards. 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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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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Advocating for Yourself

This article provides useful information you can use to advocate for yourself and others in health and aging services. MORE >


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Aging & Sexual Health

Honest Talk About Aging & Sexual Health MORE >


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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

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Amputee Coalition: Limb Loss in the LGBT Community

This webinar presented by the Amputee Coalition provides information on people who experience limb loss and limb difference, resources available, and tips for how LGBT organizations can provide outreach and support to people who experience limb loss/difference and also identify as LGBT. MORE >


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Breast Health & LGBT Aging

Breast health and awareness is often an uncomfortable subject for LGBTQ community members. This fact sheet presents fact related to the important topic of breast health. MORE >


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Care Planning Workheets

Care Planning Worksheets that accompany the Create Your Care Plan workbook. MORE >


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Caregiving in the LGBT Community

This guide provides an overview of caregiving in the LGBT community, and specific ideas, lessons learned and best practices for expanding programming to reach and include LGBT caregivers and those caring for LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients

Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies (updated May 2016) provides model policies on the following topics. MORE >


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Desert Migration: A Documentary about Life After AIDS

Join Daniel F. Cardone, the writer and director of Desert Migration, as he takes on the journey and inspiration for this documentary about "life after AIDS." MORE >


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Dignity Denied: Religious Exemptions and LGBT Elder Services

Ever-growing religious exemption laws put LGBT elders at increased risk for discrimination. 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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Diverse Women

Article announcing SAGE's National Resource Center on LGBT Aging work with to the U.S. Food Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Women's Health to raise awareness of Diverse Women in Clinical Trials and the inclusion of LGBT women. MORE >


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Dr. Fleishman's Model for Older Adults in Same-Sex Relationships

This model illustrates the correlations between variables for older adults in same-sex relationships. MORE >


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Enhancing health, wellness and community

This article provides a look at the unique needs of older LGBT people and how communities are responding to these needs. MORE >


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Executive Summary: The Health Report

This is an executive summary of the full report. 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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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

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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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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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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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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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Health and Access to Care & Coverage for LGBT Individuals in the U.S.

Issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation on LGBT health disparities. MORE >


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Health and Wellness Needs of the Senior LGBTQ in Sussex County Delaware

This report focuses on the findings uncovered through a Survey Monkey questionnaire returned by 288 people, a focus group of 16 individuals, and a report from the Peer Leader of the Trans-Talk and Transparent discussion and support groups. 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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Health Care Scams

Information from the Federal Trade Commission on recognizing and reporting Health Care Scams. MORE >


View PDF Online   |   Download PDF   |   (1-877-382-4357) or TTY 1-866-653-4261

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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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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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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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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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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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HIV, AIDS, and Older People

Information and resource document on HIV, AIDS, and Older People developed by the National Institute on Aging. 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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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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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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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

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Identifying the Transgender Population

Research study on how to identify and describe the transgender population in the Medicare program using administrative data. This is an Open Access Article published in Transgender Health by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. 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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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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Intimacy & LGBT Older Adults

This article explores the importance of emotional and intimacy needs of LGBT older adults including tips and resources. MORE >


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La intimidad y los adultos mayores LGBT

Spanish version of Intimacy and LGBT Older Adults MORE >


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La salud sexual y el envejecimiento

Una conversación abierta acerca de la salud sexual y el envejecimiento MORE >


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Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health: Breast Cancer and Gynecological Risk Factors

This article touches on some research pertaining to the prevalence and risk factors for lesbian and bisexual women for gynecological and breast cancer. MORE >


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LGBT Aging: A Review of Research

This report is a review of existing literature of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults and provides recommendations for future research and policy needs. 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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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

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LGBT Elders and Healthcare Provider Video

As part of National Coming Out Day, SAGECare and the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation asked LGBT elders and care providers why being out to healthcare providers is so important. The main thing we learned from our LGBT elders is that they want to be treated with respect. 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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LGBT Healthy Aging Toolkit

LGBT Healthy Aging Toolkit MORE >


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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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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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LGBT Older Adults: How to Find Affirming Services

Are you an older adult and a member of the LGBT community? If so, getting the proper care and support can be a challenge. This document details a few frequent questions older LGBT adults often ask. MORE >


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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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Medicaid and HIV/AIDS

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


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Medicare and HIV/AIDS

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


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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 >


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Medicare Benefits and Transgender People

This publication, written by the National Center for Transgender Equality, overviews what Medicare covers for transgender people, what to do when coverage is denied, and what to do after experiencing a customer service problem. MORE >


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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

In July 2015, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020. This Update reflects the work accomplished and the new scientific developments since the original Strategy was released in 2010. MORE >


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Out & Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults, Ages 45-75

This study explores the aging realities of LGBT people, as well as their fears, beliefs, behaviors and aspirations in areas such as healthcare, finance and retirement, support systems, housing and sources of information. MORE >


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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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PrEP - Trascending Barriers for Safer Pleasure

The resource guide was written by Project Inform and Outshine NW for women who are transgender and for other trans/gender-variant people who were assigned male sex at birth. MORE >


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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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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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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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SAGECAP Baltimore

SAGECAP Baltimore is a unique partnership between SAGE and The LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   410-837-2050

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SHE (Strong. Healthy. Energized.) Facilitator's Guide

The SHE Facilitator Guide provides information on the Strong, Healthy, Energized (SHE), a facilitator-led, group-based health and fitness program for older (age 60+) lesbian and bisexual women. The SHE program is designed to help participants develop healthier eating habits and improve their physical fitness, specifically through a walking initiative. SHE also promotes stress management and a caring, engaged, group environment. MORE >


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SHE (Strong. Healthy. Energized.) Participant's Guide

The SHE Participant's Guide provides information on the Strong, Healthy, Energized (SHE), a facilitator-led, group-based health and fitness program for older (age 60+) lesbian and bisexual women. The SHE program is designed to help participants develop healthier eating habits and improve their physical fitness, specifically through a walking initiative. SHE also promotes stress management and a caring, engaged, group environment. MORE >


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Six Things Every LGBT Older Adult Should Know About Adult Vaccinations

This fact sheet highlights the importance of vaccinations for adults. MORE >


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Six Things Every LGBT Older Adult Should Know About Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension

Fact sheet on cardiovascular health from SAGE. 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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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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Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

Due in large part to improvements in treatment and care, half of people living with HIV in the United States today are age 50 and over. MORE >


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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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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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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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Talking With Your Older Patient

Guide for Talking With Your Older Patient, A Clinician's Handbook MORE >


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Ten Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer's or Dementia

Fact sheet on Ten Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer's or Dementia MORE >


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Ten Things Every Older Adult Should Know About Diabetes

This fact sheet, sponsored by Pfizer and created by SAGE, details 10 facts older adults should know about diabetes. 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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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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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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The LGBT Health Resource Center OF Chase Brexton Health Care

The LHRC was founded to provide LGBT individuals and their families with welcoming access to expert health information and resources that enhance wellness and quality of life. 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 Women and HIV Prevention

Issue Brief Addresses Transgender Women, PrEP Research, And Hormone Concerns 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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When Addictions Become Coping Mechanism

In the LGBTQA community, addiction affects 20-30% of its members as opposed to the national average of 9%. The reason for this is primarily the social rejection and isolation associated with coming out. MORE >


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Whitman-Walker Health

Whitman-Walker Health is a Washington DC community health center specializing in HIV/AIDS care and lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender care. 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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HIV & Aging: 

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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Advocating for Yourself

This article provides useful information you can use to advocate for yourself and others in health and aging services. MORE >


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Aging & Sexual Health

Honest Talk About Aging & Sexual Health 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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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

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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

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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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Desert Migration: A Documentary about Life After AIDS

Join Daniel F. Cardone, the writer and director of Desert Migration, as he takes on the journey and inspiration for this documentary about "life after AIDS." MORE >


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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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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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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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Future Directions for Research

Recommendations on future research priorities for older people living with HIV/AIDS. 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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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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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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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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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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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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HIV and Older Adults

A publication examining statistics, as well as the challenges of growing older with HIV. 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 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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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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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 - PowerPoint Presentation

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - Slides from PowerPoint presentation. 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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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 Jane Fowler

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Jane Fowler. 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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HIV, AIDS, and Older People

Information and resource document on HIV, AIDS, and Older People developed by the National Institute on Aging. MORE >


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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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HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the U.S.

A 2-page fact sheet, published in August 2011, with current statistics. 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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How to Age with HIV - Gracefully

A personal story, published in POZ Magazine, about the aging process with HIV. 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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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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La salud sexual y el envejecimiento

Una conversación abierta acerca de la salud sexual y el envejecimiento MORE >


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LGBT & HIV Housing Discrimination Video

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


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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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Medicaid and HIV/AIDS

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


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Medicare and HIV/AIDS

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


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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

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

In July 2015, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020. This Update reflects the work accomplished and the new scientific developments since the original Strategy was released in 2010. MORE >


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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

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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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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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PrEP - Trascending Barriers for Safer Pleasure

The resource guide was written by Project Inform and Outshine NW for women who are transgender and for other trans/gender-variant people who were assigned male sex at birth. MORE >


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

Due in large part to improvements in treatment and care, half of people living with HIV in the United States today are age 50 and over. 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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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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The Graying of AIDS

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


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The OUT Agenda: KPFK Radio Show

The OUT Agenda, available online through Pacifica Radio, KPFK in California, is hosted by Chris Coleman and Rita Gonzales. This show interviews Hilary Meyer, SAGE's Director of National Programs. 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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Transgender Women and HIV Prevention

Issue Brief Addresses Transgender Women, PrEP Research, And Hormone Concerns MORE >


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Whitman-Walker Health

Whitman-Walker Health is a Washington DC community health center specializing in HIV/AIDS care and lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender care. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   202.745.7000

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Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care: 

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 >


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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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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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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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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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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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Developing LGBTFriendly Service Enhriched Affordable Houisng

This webinar walks LGBT providers through the affordable housing development process. MORE >


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Dignity Denied: Religious Exemptions and LGBT Elder Services

Ever-growing religious exemption laws put LGBT elders at increased risk for discrimination. MORE >


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Enhancing health, wellness and community

This article provides a look at the unique needs of older LGBT people and how communities are responding to these needs. 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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