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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. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   877-360-LGBT

Read more: Advocacy Tools for LGBT Older Adults, Aging Network Planning Tools, Aging / General Issues, Alzheimer's / Dementia, Caregiving, Elder Abuse, End of Life Decisions, Financial Security / Retirement, HIV & Aging, Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Abuse, Legal Resources, Mental Health, Social Isolation, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
NEW 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. MORE >


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Read more: COVID-19 Resources

 
SAGE Metro Detroit

SAGE Metro Detroit aims to build awareness and promote change so that LGBT older adults may age with dignity and authenticity. SAGE Metro Detroit primarily serves four counties in Michigan: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Through advocacy, information, direct services, and cultural competency training on older LGBT people, this affiliate is committed to making sure LGBT elders are empowered. Programs include touring lunch groups, health and wellness events, discussion groups, and gardening. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   734-681-0854

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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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Read more: Aging Network Planning Tools, Caregiving, LGBT Research, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
State Lifespan Respite Programs

State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
National Respite Locator

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. MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving

 
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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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (415) 901-7120

Read more: Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (877) 565-8860

Read more: Mental Health, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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 >


Go to Web Site   |   212.741.2247

Read more: Aging / General Issues, 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

 
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 >


Go to Web Site   |   954-765-6024

Read more: Aging / General Issues, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Health, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

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

 
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 >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-677-1116

Read more: Aging / General Issues, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
KICK – The Agency For LGBT African-Americans

KICK's mission is to increase awareness of and support to Detroit’s dynamic LGBT culture through education and advocacy with integrity and pride. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   313-438-2222

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The GLBT Association Of Middle Eastern Americans (Al GAMEA)

A human services organization established for support, socialization and awareness in the LGBTQ Middle Eastern Community. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   313-729-7515

Read more: Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging

The Michigan Office of Services to the Aging is older adults' state resource for information on aging in Michigan. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   517-373-8230

Read more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Michigan Legal Aid

MichiganLegalAid.org provides help with legal problems to low income residents of Michigan. On this site you will find information about the law and about places to go for help with legal and related problems. MORE >


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Read more: Legal Resources

 
Michigan Offices of Services to the Aging: Legal Assistance

Legal assistance programs designed to provide information and referral, advice and counsel, legal education, and direct legal representations to Michigan's older adults. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-347-5297

Read more: Legal Resources

 
Elder Law of Michigan

Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. (ELM), a 501(c)(3), is a nonprofit charitable organization that promotes and protects the rights, health and economic well-being of older adults and people with disabilties providing information, advocacy, legal advice and professional services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   866-400-9164

Read more: Legal Resources

 
Advance Directive: Michigan

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


Go to Web Site   |   800.658.8898

Read more: Legal Resources

 
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