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?
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?
AARP Michigan is hosting two exciting events on Friday, November 11th at the Northwest Activities Center in Detroit that you won't want to miss! First, we are lunching to bring awareness to LGBT older adults in Michigan and nationwide and who are at risk of hunger at the AARP Michigan Thanksgiving Luncheon and Food Drive … Continue reading AARP Invites You to Give Back & Have Fun on Friday, Nov. 11
Celebrate the first same-sex marriages legally performed in Michigan on Oct. 27 at SAGE Metro Detroit's first fundraiser. Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown will share her experience of officiating weddings on that momentous day in 2014. You'll also have the opportunity to meet, greet and hear from five longtime couples who married that day. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS … Continue reading SAGE Fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 27