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Edie Windsor Honored at "Eight Over Eighty" Gala

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.

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

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.

Gay and Gray in Big Sky Country

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.

SAGE and One Colorado Discuss LGBT Elder Americans Act

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.

SAGENet Conference Looks at Delivering Services to LGTB Elders

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.

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

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.

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

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.

GLBT Elder Care Services Group to Build NYC 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.

New York City Council holds hearing on LGBT senior care

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.

Center on Halsted announces country’s first LGBT homesharing program

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.