Gettin' On

Gettin’ On

“Gettin’ On” is the LGBT Elder Initiative’s monthly column in the Philadelphia Gay News, examining topics of interest and importance to all members of the LGBT communities as we age.
LGBT older adults have faced lifetimes of discrimination, stigmatization, marginalization, and criminalization. As a result, we face unique issues and challenges to aging successfully.

Gettin’ On focuses on those issues and highlights resources and solutions that will help all members of the communities to age successfully at every age.
“Gettin’ On” is published in the print edition of PGN on the third Friday of each month.

How High Prescription Drug Costs Hurt LGBT Older Adults

How High Prescription Drug Costs Hurt LGBT Older Adults

From the Philadelphia Gay News Prescription medications play a vital role in treating illnesses, alleviating symptoms, and managing chronic health conditions. However, the high costs of prescription medicines can make them difficult to access. High copays, even with...

read more
Keeping Your Mind Sharp During a Pandemic

Keeping Your Mind Sharp During a Pandemic

From the Philadelphia Gay News As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we may not be getting the level of mental stimulation and connection that we otherwise would be. Many months of social distancing has made it more difficult to interact with others and enjoy some of...

read more