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SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

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

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

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

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: SunServe Opens First-Ever Gay Adult Care

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

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

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

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.

Obama administration official addresses LGBT elders in Chicago

By Joseph Erbentraut | Sep 3
Doctor Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, spoke to LGBT seniors at the Center on Halsted in Chicago on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Addressing the Needs of Gay Seniors

By Steve Weinstein | May 4
After years of being ignored, gay seniors are getting a hearing at last. On Wednesday, April 28, U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) joined experts in geriatrics to discuss new legislation to meet the unique needs of older LGBT Americans.

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