RESOURCES

SAGE: The country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. SAGE has pioneered programs and services for the aging LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues. Address: 305 7th Avenue, 6th Floor; New York, NY 10001 - Phone: (212) 741-2247 - Fax: (212) 366-1947 - Email: info@sageusa.org - Website: http://www.sageusa.org/

Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults: Recommendations for Policy and Practice - by SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE). Includes: Current Knowledge about Trans Aging, Transphobia and Culturally Competent Services in Healthcare, A Dearth of Relevant Knowledge and Outreach in Aging Settings, Disproportionate Experiences of Violence, Social Impact on Health of Transgender Elders, HIV/AIDS, A Note on Intersex Conditions, Gaining Visibility: The Challenges Facing Transgender Elders, Detailed Recommendations on Long-Term Services and Supports, Ending Violence and Abuse, Creating Equal Employment Opportunities, Housing, Privacy and Documentation, Community Support and Engagement, Immediate Policy and Practice Priorities to Improve the Lives of Transgender Older Adults, and much more. http://transequality.org/Resources/TransAgingPolicyReportFull.pdf

SageNET ~ SAGE Affiliates Network: Strengthening local work, increasing visibility, and providing a national network of programs and services for LGBT older adults around the country. Website: http://www.sageusa.org/advocacy/sagenet.cfm

Senior Action Network: Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties businesses dedicated to enhancing the lives of seniors through business development and services. SAN members meet monthly for educational speakers, networking opportunities and senior community service. SAN sponsors several events including Annual Caregiver's Recognition Dinner, Yard Clean-up, Seniors in the Park and more.  Website: http://www.senior-action.net/

Senior Services for South Sound: A private non-profit corporation serving the needs of older adults in the South Sound area. Established in 1973, the agency provides a wide array of comprehensive services to seniors living in Mason and Thurston counties. Website: http://www.southsoundseniors.org/

The Olympia Center - Address: 222 Columbia Street NW; Olympia, WA 98501 - Phone: (360) 586-6181 - Fax: (360) 586-7408 - Email: ssss@southsoundseniors.org

The Lacey Senior Center - 6757 Pacific Avenue SE -or- PO Box 3522; Lacey, WA 98509 - Phone: (360) 407-3967 - Fax: (360) 407-3973 - Email: laceysc@southsoundseniors.org  



Puget Sound OLOC:
Old Lesbians Organizing for Change. Connecting old lesbians throughout the Puget Sound area toform community and to encourage participation in activities and causes that improve lies and increase visibility. - Email: Nart@oloc.org - website: www.psoloc.org.

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging - a project of SAGE in partnership with American Society on Aging - Website: http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/

 

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