Category: Queer Elders
A list of community resources for queer elders
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, 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, and provides training for aging providers and LGBT organizations, largely through its National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. With offices in New York City, Washington, DC and Chicago, SAGE coordinates a growing network of 27 local SAGE affiliates in 20 states and the District of Columbia.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
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 transgender (LGBT) older adults. They provide training, technical assistance and educational resources to aging providers, LGBT organizations and LGBT older adults.
Gay and Lesbian Association of Retiring Persons (GLARP)
A non-profit corporation formed in 1996 to call attention to the aging issues in the GLBT community.
Caring and Aging with Pride
A ground-breaking project designed to better understand the aging and health needs of LGBT adults 50 years of age and older. Their goal is to understand the wellness and health needs of these communities so we have information and are prepared to address the aging needs of LGBT elders now and for generations to come.