Keeping Your Home: Understanding Reverse Mortgages and Foreclosure Prevention

May 3 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Older homeowners can face many challenges in managing the costs of their homes as they age. For many older adults, making loan payments can become difficult and in some cases may lead to facing foreclosure…

Empowered at the End of Life: Having Your Voice When It Really Counts

May 19 @ 12:30 pm3:00 pm

Thinking about the end of your life can be an uncomfortable topic. However, taking the time now to think about what you want at the end of your life can ensure that your wishes are carried out and that your medical, personal, spiritual, and emotional priorities are respected…

Advocacy Alert! Keep the pressure on Congress to protect Medicare

As Americans grow older and retire from the workforce, financial security and the ability to care for one’s health needs become top priorities. For many retired individuals, Medicare serves as a supplemental income and a source of health insurance…

LGBT EI & Jefferson Health set to launch “The Doctor Is In,” a new health series for LGBT older adults

New in the spring of 2018, the LGBT Elder Initiative is partnering with Jefferson Health for a new series of programs on LGBT elder health. This program series, “The Doctor Is In,” will explore pertinent health issues that impact LGBT older adult communities, equipping participants with knowledge and resources to better manage…

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Are You Taking Care of Your Oral Health?

By Meg Potoma, EI blogger March 20th is not only the first day of spring, but also World Oral Health Day! Oral health is important for all populations, but those within the elder community have specific dental needs. As people age, incidences of tooth loss tend to...

New issue brief available on the opioid crisis and older adults

The Administration on Community Living has released a new issue brief exploring the impacts of the opioid epidemic on older adult populations. Older adults face unique risks in developing opioid misuse and addiction given that older adults are more likely than younger...

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Keeping Your Home: Understanding Reverse Mortgages and Foreclosure Prevention

May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Older homeowners can face many challenges in managing the costs of their homes as they age. For many older adults, making loan payments can become difficult and in some cases may lead to facing foreclosure. However, there are many resources available to help older homeowners to stay in their homes and manage the costs of homeownership. Join the LGBT Elder Initiative and Community Legal Services for this free workshop to explore many of the options available to older homeowners. We will…

Empowered at the End of Life: Having Your Voice When It Really Counts

May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Thinking about the end of your life can be an uncomfortable topic. However, taking the time now to think about what you want at the end of your life can ensure that your wishes are carried out and that your medical, personal, spiritual, and emotional priorities are respected. You have the right and the ability to determine how you will be cared for, what type of treatments you will receive, and who will make decisions for you when you can…

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