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The Oasis Institute

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

November 2021

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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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LGBT Aging 2025: Strategies for Achieving a Healthy and Thriving LGBT Older Adult Community in Massachusetts

This guide is part of a visioning project in Massachusetts, seeking to answer the question: If we want to have a thriving, happy and healthy LGBT older adult community in Massachusetts in 2025, what changes in services, health care, and policy should we make now?

December 2020 | The Fenway Institute

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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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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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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.

October 2018 | Boston ElderINFO

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Rainbow Supper Club of Holyoke

WestMass ElderCare, in partnership with Holyoke Council on Aging host a monthly supper club for LGBT senior age 60 and older, younger partners, friends and allies, on the first Wednesday of every month.

December 2017

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   413-538-9020

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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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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Stonewall Seniors

StonewallSeniors.com is an online resource devoted to informing, entertaining, and guiding 50-plus lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, friends and allies in Massachusetts.

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

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.

December 2013

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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.

January 2013

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   617-522-1292

Over The Rainbow Supper Club (North Shore)

LGBT community meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (978) 624-2261

Rainbow Lunch Club (Worcester Area)

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (508) 756-1545 X339

Lakeside Café (Metro East)

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (781) 784-4944

Café Emmanuel: "The Original LGBT Meal Site!"

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (617) 477-6610

Out to Brunch: Monthly Brunch & Social for Older LBT Women & Their Friends (Roslindale)

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (617) 522-6700 X306

Out 4 Supper: A Boston Supper Club For LGBT Seniors & Friends (Jamaica Plain)

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   617-522-6700 X306

Monthly Brunch for LGBT Seniors & Friends (South Shore)

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   781-848-3939 X325

Cadbury Cafe: LGBT Monthly Dining Program

LGBT Community Meals in Massachusetts

November 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (617) 628-2601 ext. 605

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.

September 2012

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   617-267-0900

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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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

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.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   617-426-6755

QAPA

QAPA, formerly AMALGM, is the oldest Asian queer organization in the United States. QAPA is committed to providing a supportive social, political, and educational environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage (this is inclusive of A/PIs, A/PI Americans and those who are of mixed A/PI heritage) in the Boston and New England area.

September 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   617-335-3907

MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Massachusetts is committed to providing recognition and respect for all seniors to increase opportunities for seniors to remain active offering community-based services they need to live with dignity, independently while combating ageism.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   1-800-243-4636

Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation

The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation was established by the state legislature 28 years ago to ensure that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems would have access to legal information, advice and representation.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   617-367-8544

MassLegalHelp

Massachusetts legal aid programs put together this website to help you find practical information about your legal rights.

June 2011

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Massachusetts Bar Association: Elder Law Education Program

A website service of the Massachusetts Bar Association, including an online guide to elder law resources in Massachusetts.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (617) 338-0695

Advance Directive: Massachusetts

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

Q&A with Bob Linscott of The LGBT Aging Project: Caregiving Services

Bob Linscott, Assistant Director of The LGBT Aging Project in Boston, speaks with us about his organization’s caregiving services.

April 2011

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