Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & 2-Spirit

Senior's Resources

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LGBT AGING RESOURCES CLEARINGHOUSE:

The LGBT Aging Resources Clearinghouse of the American Society on Aging opens the door to knowledge about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people ages 50-plus. Whether you're an elder, a young person, a caregiver, a student, a researcher, a policymaker, a journalist, or a helping professional, the clearinghouse offers you the keys to understanding and respect for LGBT elders.

The searchable resources on the site put a wealth of vital materials on LGBT aging at your fingertips. You'll find annotated listings for service providers, community and professional organizations, information sites, reports and articles, as well as links for ordering DVDs, books and other useful products. To get started, simply search one of their categories.

EDUCATION & TRAINING
This category includes information on training programs, curricula and course syllabi for students and professional service providers dealing with issues facing LGBT elders, their caregivers and families. 

HEALTH / MENTAL HEALTH
This category includes articles, reports, bibliographies and links to organizations concerned with health and mental health issues facing LGBT older adults. Topics include Alzheimer’s disease, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, cancer, depression and more. 

HOUSING & SUPPORT SERVICES
This category includes information and resources on nonprofit and for-profit LGBT elder housing projects in the U.S. and abroad. It also offers links to agencies and programs that provide healthcare and social services for LGBT elders. 

POPULATIONS / COMMUNITIES
This category includes resources addressing the concerns specific groups of older adults, such as lesbians or African-Americans, or those living in particular geographic communities. It also includes social networking organizations and sites for LGBT older adults. 

PUBLIC POLICY, ADVOCACY & LEGAL ISSUES
This category covers a wide variety of groups, resources and publications that provide information on policies, regulations and laws that affect LGBT older adults. Subjects include civil rights, family issues, advocacy programs and activism. 

ALL CATEGORIES
Use an "All Categories" search to find resources without regard to their classification by category. With this tool, users can find a comprehensive list of all the resources in the clearinghouse database or can select resources by type or topic without limiting the results to a single category.
To get started click here:  http://www.asaging.org/larc/

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