A Cause for Applause

November 14th, 2019

Join us this November for A Cause for Applause, a benefit for the LGBT Elder Initiative. We are celebrating not only our work, but also the resilience, activism, and strength of our LGBT older adult communities.

The Reunion Project Philadelphia

November 23rd

This year, Philadelphia is proudly hosting The Reunion Project for the fourth time in honor of those in the tri-state area who have been long in the fight. The venue for this year’s event will be the William Way LGBT Community Center.

Share your thoughts on Alzheimer’s and dementia in the LGBT community

The LGBT Elder Initiative is working with community partners including the Alzheimer’s Association and the Penn Memory Center to develop new…

Gettin’ On in PGN: Stretching Your Dollar – Enjoying Life on a Budget

Just like in “The Wizard of Oz,” when my partner Suz and I arrived in Philly, we landed hard. We definitely weren’t in Kansas anymore (make that Camden, actually). We had been compelled to pack up and move in a hurry. We were in financial peril. Suz was slowly recovering from…

Advocacy Alert! HUD proposal would weaken discrimination protections under the Fair Housing Act

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has proposed a new rule change that would make it more difficult for individuals who have experienced housing discrimination to seek legal action.

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Advocacy Alert: House passes Dignity in Aging Act

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Dignity in Aging Act of 2019. The bill would reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA) through 2024. The OAA directly funds many of the services delivered by the county-level Area Agencies on Aging that help older...

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10 Ways to Improve your Brain Health

What is brain health?  Brain health is all about making the most of your brain and helping reduce some risks as you age. While research is still evolving, there is strong evidence that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making lifestyle changes. What...

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