History. In February 2010, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced that SAGE—in partnership with 10 leading organizations nationwide—had received a historic grant to seed the creation of National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. In October 2010, the center officially launched, providing critical resources for years to come. Learn more about this historic moment. ▶
Training for Aging Providers and LGBT Organizations. For organizations that are funded by the Older Americans Act or the Administration on Aging, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging offers a suite of in-person and online cultural competence trainings on the various issues affecting LGBT older people. To learn more, request a training or find a certified NRC trainer in your state, please visit the NRC website. Request a one-of-its-kind training. ▶
A unique clearinghouse of educational resources. The website for the National Resource Center on LGBT serves as a robust hub of educational resources on LGBT aging. To educate aging providers, LGBT organizations and LGBT older people about the many issues facing our aging communities, SAGE has created and compiled hundreds of commentaries, videos, publications, and much more. Scroll through our resources. ▶
Advocacy to establish this treasured resource. The upcoming reauthorization of the Older Americans Act will provide a pivotal opportunity to permanently establish the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, ensuring that these vital resources support millions of LGBT older adults in future generations. See what SAGE is doing in DC. ▶
To learn more about the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, please contact Sherrill Wayland, Manager of National Projects, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is supported, in part, under a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to freely express their findings and conclusions. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.
SAGE would like to thank the Gill Foundation, the H. van Ameringen Foundation, the M·A·C AIDS Fund and the Retirement Research Foundation for their generous support of our National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.