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“Gettin’ On” in PGN: What’s at stake for LGBT aging in 2018?

By David Griffith The past year saw several attempts to enact policies and legislation that would negatively impact LGBT older adults. Many of these efforts are set to continue in 2018, requiring us to be vigilant against any attempts to deny civil rights, benefits...

Public Health Initiative Raises Awareness for Cervical Health

By Lauren Wendl, EI blogger January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month, and serves as an important reminder to keep up with regular health screenings to ensure that our bodies are not at serious risk for disease. This specific type of cancer is found in the...

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Philly Black Trans History: A Multigenerational Panel Discussion

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This event is a celebration of Black Trans Resilience and is an opportunity for LGBTQIA individuals to learn about Philadelphia's Black Trans History, Past and Present. The event will allow community members to connect with local leaders within local Trans communities, to better understand the life experiences of Black Trans individuals in our city and to challenge assumptions, prejudices and stereotypes.

Aging Gracefully with Independence

March 15 @ 5:15 pm

We are the lucky ones, looking forward to years of fulfilling, connected lives post retirement. There is an art and a science to doing so, however, and Penn’s Village is delighted to team up with the Cosmopolitan Club to introduce two people uniquely qualified to discuss different perspectives and approaches to making the most of every day. Lois, a member of the Penn’s Village Board of Directors, and Neville, on our Advisory Council, began working together over 30 years ago when…

Dining Out for Life

April 19

Dining Out for Life, Action Wellness’ signature event, was founded in Philadelphia by ActionAIDS in 1991 and has expanded to over 60 cities in North America. Every year, on the last Thursday in April, participating restaurants donate 33% of each diner’s food bill to Action Wellness and other local AIDS service organizations. In Philadelphia and across the Delaware Valley, more than 200 restaurants and thousands of diners participate in the biggest dining event of the year! They truly make a…

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