Programs and events for LGBT older adults

All programs at Hannan House are located 4750 Woodward Ave., Detroit MI 48201

All programs at Affirmations are located at 290 W Nine Mile Road, Ferndale MI 48220

PROGRAM TITLE DESCRIPTION LOCATION/CONTACT
LGBT Detroit Elders Monthly Discussion LGBT Detroit’s Elder Project social and discussion group and potluck meets the third Thursday of every month from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Hannan

Contact: Cornelius Wilson at info@SAGEMetroDetroit.org

 
Senior Koffee Klatch A discussion and networking group for people 45 and older that meets every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2:30pm. Location: Affirmations

Contact: Rosemary Ruppert at rruppert@gmail.com

 
Provider Trainings Quarterly one-hour primers offered to service providers around the Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland counties Location: SAGE Metro Detroit
tri-county regionContact: Judy Lewis at JLewis@SAGEMetroDetroit.org
 
Annual LGBT Older Adult Training Eight hours of LGBT older adult training offered to service providers, provided by certified trainer with National Resource Center on LGBT Aging  Location: SAGE Metro Detroit
tri-country regionContact: Judy Lewis at JLewis@SAGEMetroDetroit.org
 
LGBT Older Adult Summit Annual daylong event in June bringing together LGBT elder and service providers to learn about resources and issues affecting LGBT elders Location: TBD

Contact: Cornelius Wilson at info@SAGEMetroDetroit.org

 

Programming including partner organizations with affirming services for LGBT older adults

All programs at Hannan House are located 4750 Woodward Ave., Detroit MI 48201

All programs at Affirmations are located at 290 W Nine Mile Road, Ferndale MI 48220

PROGRAM TITLE DESCRIPTION LOCATION/CONTACT
Fitness Classes A variety of exercises including yoga, belly dance, advanced fitness, tai chi, Zumba and more Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Hannan

Contact: Pat Baldwin at PBaldwin@Hannan.org

Life Re-Imagined Hopes & Dreams visioning workshop led by AARP professionals Location: AARP
Detroit & FerndaleContact: Judy Lewis at JLewis@SAGEMetroDetroit.org
 Quality of Life  Weekly discussion group with a variety of topics, including community resources, safety, the arts and Detroit issues on the third Friday of each month from 10:15 a.m. from 11:30 a.m. Location: Hannan

Contact: Pat Baldwin at PBaldwin@Hannan.org

 Theatre Explore aspects of theatre performance and production through various theatre techniques, such as improvisation, oral history and storytelling Thursday from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. ($10) Location: Hannan

Contact: Pat Baldwin at PBaldwin@Hannan.org

 Fine Arts Learn printmaking, collage, figure drawing, mandala making, painting self-portraits and more Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. ($10) Location: Hannan

Contact: Pat Baldwin at PBaldwin@Hannan.org

     

 

Upcoming programming

All programs at Hannan House are located 4750 Woodward Ave., Detroit MI 48201

All programs at Affirmations are located at 290 W Nine Mile Road, Ferndale MI 48220

PROGRAM TITLE DESCRIPTION LOCATION/CONTACT
     
Club 45+  A safe space for learning, fun, friendship and flirting with other LGBT older adults peers. Join us on Dec. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. for a holiday hootenanny! Location: Affirmations

Contact: Angie Perone at APerone@SAGEMetroDetroit.org

Ask an Advocate  Walk-in legal support for LGBT elders offered monthly Location: AARP
Detroit & Ferndale
Contact: Angie Perone at APerone@SAGEMetroDetroit.org