We Will Not Live in Fear

Statement from SAGE Metro Detroit Director Angie Perone Our hearts our heavy as we mourn the lives taken during a mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning on June 12, 2016. These individuals died while celebrating life, celebrating who they are, and celebrating another Saturday night with friends and chosen family. They were … Continue reading We Will Not Live in Fear

Get Ready for SAGEWorks Boot Camp

Our first SAGEWorks Boot Camp begins Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 29, 2016 at Hannan House (4750 Woodward Ave.) in Detroit.  The Detroit-based nonprofit Operation Able will lead each Boot Camp session with courses on social media, networking, resume building and interviews, stress and anger management, and more! Click here to start the application process … Continue reading Get Ready for SAGEWorks Boot Camp

Social Media Training Improves Well-being

According to a landmark study in the UK, training older Adults in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, self-competence, and overall well-being. All participants in the study were vulnerable older adults between 60 and 95 years of age. Half of the participants were assigned randomly to receive training while the other half were assigned to a control group who just … Continue reading Social Media Training Improves Well-being

SAGE releases new report on needs and concerns of LGBT Older Adults

SAGE Releases Comprehensive Research Report on Aging Concerns among LGBT Older People On October 6, SAGE released a new report, Out and Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults, Ages, 45-75, which details findings from a uniquely comprehensive, nationally representative quantitative study on aging among older LGBT people. … Continue reading SAGE releases new report on needs and concerns of LGBT Older Adults