Cancer Action Council Partnership

The new Cancer Action Council, based out of LGBT Detroit, addresses the needs and issues concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.  The LGBT Cancer Action Council will meet once a month and will:  Learn more about the ways in which cancer affects LGBT communities in Metro Detroit. Improve access … Continue reading Cancer Action Council Partnership

Aging with Health and Dignity: Diverse Elders Speak Up

The new report “Aging with Health and Dignity: Diverse Elders Speak Up,” created by the Diverse Elders Coalition, shares information about the aging needs of communities of color, LGBT communities, and American Indian/Alaska Native communities. This report synthesizes the thousands of comments we received from older adults across the country — from all 50 states, … Continue reading Aging with Health and Dignity: Diverse Elders Speak Up

Parting Glances: Detroit’s Black History Month Celeb

By Charles Alexander  When Detroit-born, Cass Tech graduate Bernard Johnson died, age 60 in 1997, the New York Times carried a quarter-page obit celebrating his life as "a Renaissance man in dance." Little bigger than a metronome minute - at 5-foot-4 - he started dancing at age 11. We became friends during our CT senior … Continue reading Parting Glances: Detroit’s Black History Month Celeb