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2011 ARCHIVES


Press Releases in 2011
December 20, 2011

New York State Appellate Court Judge Rosalyn Richter and Deutsche Bank Executive David W. Canter Appointed Co-Chairs of the National Board of Directors of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

Canter is SAGE's first Generation X Board Co-Chair; longtime SAGE Board Member Pat Wiley is appointed Secretary, and Frank Stark, immediate past Co-Chair of the Board, steps into new role as Chair of the Development Committee. Read More

December 20, 2011

Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders Welcomes Geriatric Specialist Dr. Magda Houlberg and Roosevelt University President Dr. Charles R. Middleton to Its Board of Directors

SAGE expands its presence in the Midwest, and continues its national commitment to building a geographically diverse Board of Directors. Read More

December 14, 2011

United Hospital Fund and Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders Publish Family Caregiver Guide that Addresses LGBT Issues

Free guide available at NextStepinCare.org and sageusa.org Read More

November 16, 2011

New Report Highlights LGBT Older Adults' Needs, Identifies Policy Opportunities

The latest issue of Public Policy & Aging Report is the first ever devoted to addressing the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults within the context of the broader aging field. Read More

November 15, 2011

Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Launches National Advertising Campaign on Caregiver Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults

Campaign on the SAGECAP (Caring and Preparing) national telephone support group goes live online during National Family Caregiver Month, highlighting the unique needs of LGBT caregivers. Read More

November 7, 2011

SAGE to Speak at Congressional Briefing on Key Issues Facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults

The briefing, hosted by the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, will highlight key issues and the latest research on LGBT older Americans, as well as federal efforts to address their needs. Read More

October 25, 2011

Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Receives 2011 Grantmakers In Aging Diversity Award

Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Receives 2011 Grantmakers In Aging Diversity Award Read More

October 19, 2011

SAGE Receives Historic City Contract to Create the Country’s First LGBT Senior Center

The SAGE Center, opening in January 2012, will offer a comprehensive array of services aimed at the thousands of LGBT older adults living in New York City. Read More

October 11, 2011

SAGE Mourns the Passing of LGBT Leader and Activist Paula L. Ettelbrick

September 29, 2011

SAGE Welcomes Former West Hollywood City Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and LGBT Rights Lawyer William E. Weinberger to its Board of Directors

SAGE expands its presence in California, and continues its national commitment to building a geographically diverse Board of Directors. Read More

September 29, 2011

SAGE Applauds Enactment of New York State Bill Bolstering Support for LGBT Older Adults

Governor Andrew Cuomo signs legislation in an important step toward ensuring equal rights for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older New Yorkers. Read More

September 22, 2011

Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Welcomes New Board Member Jerry Chasen

Longtime Miami resident Chasen expands SAGE's presence in the South Florida region, continues SAGE's national commitment to building a geographically diverse Board of Directors. Read More

September 18, 2011

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Introduces Resources on Older Adults Living with HIV

New resources, launched on National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, highlight the needs of LGBT adults age 50 and over with HIV/AIDS. Read More

September 15, 2011

Aaron Tax Joins SAGE as Director of Federal Government Relations

SAGE also welcomes Board Members Susan R. Hester and Reginald T. Stanley, consolidates growing presence in Washington, DC. Read More

July 24, 2011

Longtime SAGE Members Among the First Same-Sex Couples to Marry in New York

SAGE congratulates Connie Kopolov and Phyllis Siegal, the first same-sex couple to legally marry in New York City, and Michael Johnson and Michael Roberts. Read More

July 6, 2011

SAGE's Innovative LGBT Caregiving Program, SAGECAP, Receives a 2011 Caregiver Friendly® Award

The award, presented by Today's Caregiver magazine, honors products, services and media created with the needs of caregivers in mind. Read More

June 28, 2011

New York Legislature Advances Bill Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults

SAGE applauds Senator Duane and Assembly Member Kellner for sponsoring this important legislation, a critical step to improve supports for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older New Yorkers. Read More

June 21, 2011

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Introduces Legal and Financial Support Resources

New interactive features help address the unique needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Read More

April 20, 2011

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Introduces National Training Curriculum on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Aging Issues

LGBT aging cultural competency training is available free of charge to aging network agencies and LGBT organizations to improve crucial services for LGBT older adults. Read More

April 8, 2011

Leadership Council of Aging Organizations Issues Official Document on Older Americans Act-Supporting LGBT Elders in Reauthorization

LCAO's consensus document on Older Americans Act includes eight recommendations to improve aging services offered through OAA for LGBT older adults and other diverse elders. Read More

April 1, 2011

SAGE Applauds the Obama Administration for Taking Steps to Improve the Health of All LGBT Americans

Department of Health and Human Services announces it will inform states about extending "spousal impoverishment" protections to same-sex domestic partners, along with other actions to support the health of LGBT people. Read More

April 1, 2011

LGBT Elders Raise Serious Fear about Losing Long-Term Care Facilities

March 28, 2011

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Unveils Essential LGBT Caregiving Resources

New caregiving portal addresses the unique challenges facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) caregivers and their loved ones. Read More

January 25, 2011

PFund Foundation to Receive Excellence in Aging Award from Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

The SAGE award honors organizations committed to improving the lives of LGBT older adults; award to be presented at the 23rd National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change on February 3, 2011. Read More

January 24, 2011

SAGE to Testify at New York City Council Committee Hearing on Improving Quality of Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults

Committee on Aging hearing draws important attention to the unique issues facing thousands of LGBT elders in New York City. Read More

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