Making LGBTQIA+ Elders Feel Welcome and Cared For

Aging as LGBTQIA+: Two Stories

How Can We Grow Intergenerational Connection and Support in the LGBTQIA+ Community?

Honoring Rainbow Elders’ Lived Experience for Pride Month

May is Older Americans Month, a Time to Celebrate Aging Unbound and Challenge the Status Quo!

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Making LGBTQIA+ Elders Feel Welcome and Cared For

It is imperative that we take a stance to work towards equity and inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ community. Research shows that upwards of five percent of long-term care residents are members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender community. This short video explains the issues facing LGBTQIA+ elders in long-term care communities and how to become

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Age-friendlyDiversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racismRainbow Elders

Aging as LGBTQIA+: Two Stories

It is imperative that we take a stance to work towards equity, and inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ community. The short video below displays the disadvantages and discrimination older adults who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community face throughout their livelihoods. Our civic duty calls us to acknowledge these disparities, and actively engage all older

Gary Yuhas
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How Can We Grow Intergenerational Connection and Support in the LGBTQIA+ Community?

One of the pleasures of my new role at LifePath is meeting community members at local events. It has been enlightening and heartwarming to hear stories from individuals served by LifePath, their caregivers, current and former LifePath team members, our volunteers, and community leaders who support LifePath’s work.

One of these events was Franklin County Pride,

Craig Cullinane
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racismRainbow EldersStories

Honoring Rainbow Elders’ Lived Experience for Pride Month

There are times when it is particularly important to give our attention to LGBTQ+ Pride. Right now, with the brazen increase in anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric in the news and in the culture, remembering the inherent value and the tremendous gifts LGBTQ+ people offer the world is essential. We have always been here. We have been a

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May is Older Americans Month, a Time to Celebrate Aging Unbound and Challenge the Status Quo!

Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time for us to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of older Americans, highlight important trends, and strengthen our commitment to honoring our older citizens.

This year’s theme, Aging Unbound, offers an opportunity to explore