SAGE Metro Detroit Meetings. The SAGE Metro Detroit meets at Affirmations the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 9:30am. Meetings are open to the public; all are welcome.
Affirmations 290 W Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220
Provider Receptions. Once per quarter, the LGBT Older Adult Coalition hosts a provider reception. The meeting lasts about an hour and offers an introductory look at the special challenges and barriers facing LGBT older adults as they age. The receptions are free to attend and are specifically designed for professionals in the aging and older adult services field. For more information about our next Provider Reception, please contact Provider Reception Coordinator, Judy Lewis.
Training. We offer free intensive LGBT cultural competency trainings for aging service providers, as well as LGBT organizations and their staff. Our trainer is certified by the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. Read here for more information about the scope and content of the training offered. To attend an upcoming training, contact Judy Lewis. Download and read the training overview here.
Resources. Visit our Library for a list of guides that recommend policy and practice implementation to help aging service providers offer an inclusive and welcoming place for LGBT Older Adults. You can also find recent reports about LGBT elders in Michigan and referral guides for elders.