Save the date! The SAGE Metro Detroit's annual LGBT Older Adult Summit will be held at 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24. Check back soon for more details.
In celebration of Women's History Month, SAGE Metro Detroit shares stories from older adult women in metro Detroit's LGBT community. Ruth Ellis lived in Detroit from 1938 until her death in 2000. She opened her home to the community on the weekends as a safe space from the 1940s through the 1960s, a time when … Continue reading Remembering Ruth Ellis
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
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
By Jay Kaplan, LGBT Legal Project Attorney at ACLU of Michigan Amending our state(Elliott Larsen) and federal civil rights laws to specifically include sexual orientation and gender identity. Opposing efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which includes an expanded Medicaid program to provide health insurance to indigent members of the LGBT community, prohibits exclusions … Continue reading 2017 LGBT Legal Priorities
By Kathleen LaTosch More than ever, those who are caregivers for others need support. Did you know that a recent study showed more than one-third of caregivers continue to provide care even when they are also in poor health? More than a quarter of American families are caring for someone over the age of … Continue reading Are LGBT Caregivers Getting the Support They Need?
SAGE Metro Detroit wants to give a big thanks to Divine Peace MCC for donating all proceeds of its silent auction from their 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner to SAGE Metro Detroit. The event will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Elegant Events Banquet Center in Waterford, Michigan. If you are interested in attending … Continue reading MCC 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner