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SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
SAGE has launched a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis, hosting a panel discussion at its national headquarters on February 3 with marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor.

Sage Release Research on Aging Among LGBTs

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
LGBT seniors report high concerns about aging and retirement, a lack of disclosure to their healthcare providers and smaller support networks, but are also more likely to see themselves as mentors, reads a new report by SAGE.

Edie Windsor Honored at "Eight Over Eighty" Gala

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 7
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.

Kate Clinton Teams Up With AARP/SAGE for LGBT Baby Boomers

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 3
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.

Gay and Gray in Big Sky Country

LOCAL | By Lindsay King- Miller | Feb 26
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.

SAGE and One Colorado Discuss LGBT Elder Americans Act

LOCAL | By Lindsay King- Miller | Dec 13
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.

Gay and Gray: SunServe Opens First-Ever Gay Adult Care

FAMILY | By Steffany Skelley Gilmer | Oct 22
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.

Country’s First Full-Time LGBT Senior Center Opens in NYC

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 2
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.

GLBT Elder Care Services Group to Build NYC Center

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 25
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.

SAGE conference brings LGBT seniors together

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 16
Activists from across the country participated in SAGE’s national conference and expo for LGBT elders in Midtown Manhattan on Nov. 11-13.

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