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By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 7, 2014
On March 5, nearly 500 New Yorkers came together to honor 84-year-old LGBT trailblazer Edie Windsor, who was among those celebrated at Jewish Home Lifecare’s "Eight Over Eighty" gala in New York City, held at the Mandarin Oriental New York.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Lesbian comedian Kate Clinton has teamed up with SAGE and the AARP for a session on LGBT Baby Boomers, to be held on Oct. 5 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
By Lindsay King- Miller | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Gay culture is embraced by the mainstream much more than it was in the past. For LGBT elders, finding their place in it -- especially in a state like Colorado, where self-sufficiency is king -- can be difficult.
By Lindsay King- Miller | Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Colorado leaders and senior groups teleconferenced last week about the LGBT Elder Americans Act, which would help people facing barriers caused by non-economic factors, like inability to access resources, or fear of discrimination.
By Christine Malcom | Monday Dec 3, 2012
The Center on Halsted hosted the SAGENet conference, to discuss the issues and support programs for an estimated 40,000 LGBT seniors in the Chicago area.
By Steffany Skelley Gilmer | Monday Oct 22, 2012
As America’s LGBT population continues to mature, groups like South Florida’s SunsServe have begun to meet the need for the LGBT senior day care centers, where elder gays can get what they need without having to hide who they are.
By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 2, 2012
More than 200 seniors joined New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other elected and public health officials in Manhattan on Thursday to officially open the country’s first LGBT senior center.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Oct 25, 2011
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is slated to open a new senior center early next year after having won a contract with the city of New York.
By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jan 28, 2011
Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, commissioner of New York City’s Department for the Aging, was among those who testified at the New York City Council’s Committee on Aging’s hearing on services and care for LGBT elders on Monday, Jan. 24.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Thursday Dec 16, 2010
Officials at the Center on Halsted unveiled the nation’s first LGBT homesharing program, matching up LGBT seniors with younger renters who can help with chores and other support services in exchange for reduced rent.
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