“Gettin’ On” in PGN: Preparing for Community HealthChoices in southeastern PA

According to a 2018 AARP survey, some 76 percent of LGBT adults are anxious about having adequate family and/or social supports to rely on as they age. Individuals attributed this to the fact they are likely to be estranged from family because of their sexual...

Preventing Falls: Ways to Stay Safe in your Home

By Phoebe LaMont September is National Falls Prevention Month. Considering that roughly one in three to four seniors has experienced a fall, it’s important to take note of the ways that you can reduce your risk of falling. The dangers of falls are no laughing matter....

New Congressional Caucus Seeks to Expand Social Security

More than 150 members of Congress launched a new group this month focused on expanding and preserving Social Security benefits for seniors, people with disabilities, and their families. The Expand Social Security Caucus will seek to preserve and expand Social so that...
Vote for the LGBTEI in the Voices of Health competition!

Vote for the LGBTEI in the Voices of Health competition!

You can help make a difference for LGBT Older Adults. Vote for the LGBTEI in the Voices of Health competition! Voice of Health The LGBT Elder Initiative is a finalist in the Voices of Health competition sponsored by Aetna. The purpose of the competition is to...

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Preventing Falls: Ways to Stay Safe in your Home

Preventing Falls: Ways to Stay Safe in your Home

By Phoebe LaMont September is National Falls Prevention Month. Considering that roughly one in three to four seniors has experienced a fall, it’s important to take note of the ways that you can reduce your risk of falling. The dangers of falls are no laughing matter....

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Suicide Prevention Week: September 9th-15th

Suicide Prevention Week: September 9th-15th

Over the past decade, LGBT youth suicide has received national attention. And while this spotlight has produced incredible advocacy organizations and awareness, the reality of LGBT older adult suicide has largely been ignored even though individuals aged 45-64 have...

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

Vaccines can protect you from serious diseases so that you can stay healthy as you age. Every age group has particular vaccine needs, with older adults needing to pay attention to certain vaccines that haven’t needed updating through most of adulthood. The CDC...

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