Category Archives: Aging

The Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults

Issues Facing LGBTQ Older Adults

It is estimated that there are approximately 2.7 million LGBT adults aged 50 and older in the United States, 1.1 million of whom are 65 and older. Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults provides an overview of their unique needs and experiences so that service providers, advocates, the aging network, and policymakers can consider these factors when serving this population […]

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These Older Adults are the New Voice of Statewide Nondiscrimination Campaign

Charlotte & Crissie

“We remember how scary it felt to be afraid to be ourselves for fear of losing our jobs.” Charlotte and Chrissie share their story of living with, and later overcoming, discrimination after Chrissie’s employers adopted anti-discrimination protections. As Charlotte said of her wife, “…she is very much herself, finally, after all these years.” In hopes  of igniting a conversation, SAGE has […]

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