Seniors

Age Out Loud, Age Outside at Spring Lake Celebrates Older Americans Month

 Older adults and their families are invited to register for a day of free activities at Spring Lake Regional Park and Spring Lake Village on Thursday, May 18, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Hosted by the Aging Together Sonoma County community initiative, Age Out Loud, Age Outside celebrates both the vitality of local seniors during Older Americans(…)

LGBTQI Elder Information and Assistance Program Launches

The second year of local programs to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors has started, including the launch of the LGBTQI Elder Information & Assistance Program to increase elders’ access to social services for the healthy aging. (LGBTQI = lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, and intersex.) “We have partnered with Sebastopol Area(…)

New Study Reveals Health, Aging Experiences of LGBT Older Adults Across Nation

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Washington’s School of Social Work have released new findings this month on the health and aging of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults in the U.S. Approximately 2.7 million adults age 50 and older self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. This number is expected(…)