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Registration is open for the Pennsylvania LGBTQ Aging Summit!

October 9 - October 10

Please join us for the inaugural Pennsylvania Department of Aging LGBTQ Aging Summit on October 9th – 10th! The Summit will be held at the Sheraton Harrisburg – Hershey at 4650 Lindle Road in

Harrisburg.

The LGBTQ Aging Summit will feature:

Keynote Speakers:

  • Kathy Greenlee, former Assistant Secretary of Aging at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Michael Adams, Chief Executive Officer at SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders)

Panel Discussions:

  • Community Panel – LGBTQ older adults share their lived experiences related to inclusivity, barriers to services and more.
  • Provider Panel – Providers who have journeyed in the space of increasing LGBTQ inclusiveness in the older adult community share knowledge and experience.
  • State Panel – Members of Governor Tom Wolf’s cabinet including Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health; Teresa Osborne, Secretary of Aging and others answer questions and discuss current issues.

Regional Planning Session:  

  • LGBTQ community members and aging services providers will work collectively to develop strategies to promote greater LGBTQ inclusivity in their communities

Networking Opportunity:

Join the Summit attendees and presenters for a networking reception immediately following the programming on October 9th.

 

Day 1 – Tuesday, October 9th

Summit: 3:00 – 5:15 p.m.

Reception: 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.

 

Day 2 – Wednesday, October 10th

Summit: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Registration Fee

Attending Both Days             $50
Attending Only Day 1             $20
Attending Only Day 2             $30

Register here

Scholarship opportunities are available to older adults who would like to attend but are unable to pay for the cost of registration.
Request a scholarship for the Summit

Hotel info is available here

Details

Start:
October 9
End:
October 10
Event Category:

Venue

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
4650 Lindle Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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