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
In PJ Raval’s engrossing documentary, what arrives “Before You Know It” is old age. While advocacy docs on the subject such as “Gen Silent” or “A Place to Live” examine problems or celebrate triumphs specific to the elderly gay community, “Before” takes a laid-back, observational approach as it follows three very different gay seniors, letting their … Continue reading PJ Raval’s observational documentary follows three very different gay seniors over the course of a year.
At a recent senior services visioning meeting for the City of Thousand Oaks, our table group came up with our future vision: “A community that provides easy-to-navigate and ongoing support of quality of life throughout the aging process.”I think about this vision a lot as it pertains to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors.Today’s LGBT elders … Continue reading The Other Side of 50