Older Adults

The resources featured on this page are intended to help congregations and individuals adequately address  and advocate for the needs of LGBTQ seniors. If you have a resource to share or don’t see one that would be helpful for you please contact us here.

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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.

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SAGE: Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders

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SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources for LGBT older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBT older people.

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Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults

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Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults is a report published by the Movement Advancement Project. It provides an overview of the unique challenges and inequities facing LGBT elders. It also offers detailed recommendations for eliminating—or at least reducing—inequities and improving the lives, and life chances, of LGBT older Americans.

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LGBT Aging: Addressing Disparities and Health Care Needs

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LGBT older adults face unique barriers to accessing sensitive and effective health care and services. This webinar, led by geriatrician and educator Mark Simone-Skidmore, MD, familiarized participants with the major clinical and psychosocial issues facing LGBT older adults.

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