In celebration of Black History Month, SAGE Metro Detroit asked our community's Black LGBT elders to share their stories. Follow this series through February at SAGEMetroDetroit.org. What initially kept Cornelius Wilson from coming out was a common concern shared by young gay men of all colors during the '80s and '90s. "The preconceived thought that … Continue reading The Way It Was … Cornelius Wilson
The SAGE Metro Detroit Fundraising Committee meets the 2nd Monday of each month by conference call at Noon. We welcome people to join our SAGE Metro Detroit committees. We are a working board and do a lot to sustain programs and events - it’s one of the best ways to volunteer with SAGE. If you … Continue reading SAGE Fundraising Committee
Club 45+ meets the second Thursday of the month at Affirmations in Ferndale from noon to 3 p.m. Club 45+ is a drop in for LGBT seniors in the Detroit metro area. A free joint effort of SAGE Metro Detroit and Affirmations, Club attendees drop in to play games, watch movies, chat - whatever they … Continue reading Club 45+ Drop-In on Feb. 9
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
Get an increased understanding of SAGE Metro Detroit's mission in southeast Michigan. Objectives: Use statistical information to highlight older adult LGBT issues in the surrounding southeast Michigan area. Identify useful tips in providing health care services to our LGBT population. Increase the knowledge base of participants in common terms and expressions when dealing with LGBT … Continue reading Do You Know What SAGE Stands For?