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January 15, 2014

New Year, New Look, New Resources!

HilaryToday's blog post is written by SAGE's Director of National Programs, Hilary Meyer.

SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults. Established in 2010 through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides trainingtechnical assistance and educational resources to aging providers, LGBT organizations and LGBT older adults. The center is led by SAGE, in collaboration with 18 leading organizations from around the country.

Today, SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging proudly announces our newly redesigned website! Take some time to look around at these brand new features and programs!

ScreenshotHere are some examples:

  • Volunteer Education Ambassador program - a chance for YOU to become directly involved! The pogram provides volunteers with a set of resources to educate your own communities about LGBT aging issues. Learn more about our new program! 
  • Many brand new training offers – we have developed a suite of in-person and online trainings appropriate for all levels of staff and volunteers, to assist you in learning the best ways to create an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment for your LGBT older adult population. Check out all of our training options today!
  • A Trained Agencies index – this provides you with a searchable database of agencies who have received National Resource Center certified training. Take a look here!
  • A fully revamped website – we listened to your suggestions on ways to make the website more user-friendly and ways to find information easier. We have also added many new sections including:

-end of life decisions
-racial equity and

Finally, come visit us on Facebook and Twitter and share your thoughts and comments!


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