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

Caregiving & LGBT Concerns Guide

Caregiving & LGBT Concerns in Michigan is a guide for caregivers in the Great Lakes State who are caring for an LGBT older adult. Understanding the unique circumstances LGBT individuals face and/or may be concerned about is crucial to provide a safe, supportive space as a caregiver.  View complete guide: https://lgbtolderadults.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/caregiving-and-lgbt-concerns-guide.pdf In addition to helpful facts … Continue reading Caregiving & LGBT Concerns Guide

More Retirees are Turning to Online Villages for Mutual Support

Virtual Retirement Communities are popping up all around the country. With nearly 140 villages across 40 states, these Virtual Villages connect their members to peer-referrals for any kind of service needed. The services range from household repair to daily chores; including yard work, prescription pick up, transportation, or even personal trainers. These Virtual Villages also aid … Continue reading More Retirees are Turning to Online Villages for Mutual Support

Register Now For The 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit June 21, 2014

Join us on Saturday, June 21, 2014, for "Living In The Spirit Of Now," the 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit.  This year's Summit will, again, be held at the MSU Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. Registration is free of charge and will include complimentary breakfast and lunch.   Register today at:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbt-older-adult-summit-2014-tickets-11367156471?aff=eac2 … Continue reading Register Now For The 4th Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit June 21, 2014

More Federal Privileges to Extend to Same-Sex Couples

WASHINGTON — The federal government will soon treat married same-sex couples the same as heterosexual couples when they file for bankruptcy, testify in court or visit family in prison. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was preparing to issue policies aimed at eliminating the distinction between same-sex and opposite-sex married couples in the federal criminal … Continue reading More Federal Privileges to Extend to Same-Sex Couples