The National Resource Center by the numbers

2010

ESTABLISHED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

6

BEST PRACTICES GUIDES

100K+

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Hot topics in the National Resource Center

Caregiver and LGBT elder at a SAGE event
Caregiving

LGBT older people face unique caregiving challenges because we’re less likely to have kids and more likely to be estranged from our families of origin.

LGBT inclusion

Our best practices guides help health care providers and other agencies to support LGBT elder inclusion in every facet of life.

Group of people with NRC LGBT informational materials
SAGE staffer conducting an NRC LGBT training
Elder abuse and neglect

Learn how to recognize and prevent scams, identify power and control issues, and enforce residents’ rights in long-term care facilities.

  • Amy E. Gotwals, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

    The NRC is an invaluable resource that helps us better serve LGBT elders nationwide. They take groups and professionals to the next level of cultural competency—and they do so in a professional and sensitive way.

    — Amy E. Gotwals, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
  • Cathy Gorman, SAGE Rhode Island

    One of the most rewarding aspects of sharing this material with others is the way in which it not only promotes greater visibility for LGBT aging issues, but it also helps to engage service providers in exploring these issues.

    — Cathy Gorman, SAGE Rhode Island
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