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SAGE Línea telefónica nacional para personas mayores LGBT

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

July 2021

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Sacramento LGBT Community Center- Golden Grounds

Golden Grounds Mission: To create a dynamic senior LGBTQ+ group committed to the support and empowerment of its members through open, positive, authentic sharing and discussion of member life experiences, practices, knowledge, and wisdom.

May 2021

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SAGEConnect

SAGEConnect is a program designed to pull isolated or lonely LGBT older people tighter into our community and make sure they feel safe, loved, and visible despite having to stay indoors. SAGEConnect matches volunteers who can commit to calling their match at least once per week with older LGBT people who are interested in receiving a call.

April 2020

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San Francisco First in Nation to Fund Services for Transgender Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

Press release from San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services announcing funding to start services for Transgender Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities.

February 2020 | San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services

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SAGE's National LGBT Elder Hotline............... 877-360-LGBT

SAGE's National LGBT Elder Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can request to speak with someone in English or Spanish by calling 877-360-LGBT.

August 2019

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State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects

State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects

November 2015

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National Respite Locator Service

The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, family caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.

November 2015

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Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter

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.

March 2015

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

TransLine

TransLine is a national online transgender medical consultation service that offers health care providers up-to-date transgender clinical information and individualized case consultation across a broad range of clinical transgender issues.

February 2015 | TransLine

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (415) 901-7120

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.

November 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (877) 565-8860

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.

July 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   212.741.2247

Volunteer Education Ambassadors

Volunteer Education Ambassadors are are available to come to your community and give an introductory presentation about LGBT aging issues.

July 2014

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CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers

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.

May 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   954-765-6024

Alzheimer's Association, Northern California Chapter

Offers many Alzheimer's and dementia support programs including an LGBT support group in San Francisco.

March 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   800.272.3900

Santa Cruz County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (The Diversity Center)

The Santa Cruz County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (The Diversity Center)'s 60+ program develops opportunities for social and recreational activities for LGBTIQ seniors to enhance their quality of life and more.

February 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (831) 425-5422

SAGEWorks: 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.

November 2013

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   212-741-2247

Addressing the Needs of LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco: Recommendations for the Future

This report examines results of a survey of more than 600 LGBT older adults in San Francisco in 2013.

July 2013 | San Francisco Human Rights Commission and Department of Aging and Adult Services

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Openhouse

Housing, Services and Community for LGBT Seniors in the San Francisco area

January 2013

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   415-296-8995

GLBT Seniors Advocacy Project

The GLBT Seniors Advocacy Project of San Francisco presents its mission, services provided and contact information.

October 2012 | Bay Area Legal Aid

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Family Service Agency of San Mateo County

Peninsula Family Service empowers children, families, and older adults to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency, building a strong and caring community. They have a number of program offerings, including a Senior Peer Counseling program for LGBT people.

September 2012 | info@fssm.org

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   650-403-4300

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center - 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.

September 2012

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L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center offers a broad array of free and low-cost social, educational and support services for LGBT seniors and Baby Boomers (ages 50+). Services and activities include health and wellness activities, enrichment classes, support groups and much more.

July 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   323-860-7322

SAGE of the Desert

SAGE of the Desert enriches the lives of the LGBT community in the Coachella Valley of California. Serving seniors is the foundation on which this organization was built and there is a firece commitment--amongst the board, staff and volunteers--to carry on the legacy of serving LGBT seniors.

March 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (760) 416-7790

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.

February 2012 | Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   1-800-677-1116

Navigating the System: A Know-Your-Rights Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender 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.

December 2011 | National Center for Lesbian Rights; Lavender Seniors of the East Bay; Transgender Law Center; Openhouse; Planning for Elders

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Una guía para conocer sus derechos diseñada para las personas lesbianas, gay, bisexual y transgénera

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.

December 2011 | National Center for Lesbian Rights; Lavender Seniors of the East Bay; Transgender Law Center; Openhouse; Planning for Elders

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Housing and Services: A Critical Combination - Provisions in LGBT-specific Housing

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.

October 2011 | Seth Kilbourn, Executive Director, Openhouse

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AGUILAS

AGUILAS is dedicated to creating a supportive, culturally sensitive environment for gay and bisexual Latinos. AGUILAS is committed to developing programs that promote health, well being and community building to foster positive self-identities, healthy relationships and leadership skills.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   415-558-8403

API (Asian & Pacific Islander) Family Pride

The mission of Asian and Pacific Islander Family Pride is to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialogue.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   510-818-0887

BIENESTAR

BIENESTAR is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of the Latino community and other underserved communities. BIENESTAR accomplishes this through community education, prevention, mobilization, advocacy and the provision of direct social support services.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   323-727-7896 x123

Transgender, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project

The Transgender, Gender Variant and Intersex (TGI) Justice Project's mission is to challenge and end the human rights abuses committed against transgender, gender variant/gender queer and intersex (TGI) people in California prisons and beyond.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   415-252-1444

Trikone

Trikone offers a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental environment, where LGBT South Asians can meet, make connections and proudly promote awareness and acceptance of their sexuality in society.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   trikone@trikone.org

Zuna Institute

Zuna Institute is a national advocacy organization for Black Lesbians that addresses issues such as health, economic development, education and public policy.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   916-207-1037

LawHelpCalifornia.org

Providing information about various legal matters of interest to older adults in California.

July 2011

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LA LGBT Aging Alliance

The LGBT Aging Alliance is 501(c)3 pending organization based in Los Angeles comprised of out & proud LGBT professionals working in the aging field.

June 2011

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California Department of Aging

The California Department of Aging leads and advocates for the dignity, independence, health and community involvement of older Californians, family caregivers and adults with disabilities

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   800-510-2020

California Dept. Of Consumer Affairs

Provides links to legal aid societies that provide free legal advice, representation, and other legal services in noncriminal cases to the economically disadvantaged. The societies are located in most major metropolitan areas throughout the state.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (800) 952-5210

California Senior Legal Hotline

Provides free legal advice and brief services by phone to California residents 60 and over.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   800-222-1753

Advance Directive: California

Caring Connections provides free advance directives and instructions for each state that can be opened as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   800.658.8898

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.

March 2011 | UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

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LGBT San Diego's Trailblazing Generation: 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.

February 2011 | The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

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