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Get The Facts: Older Americans Act

What is the Older Americans Act? In 1965, the Older Americans Act (OAA) was passed to ensure that older people across the country have the assistance, tools, and ability to age in place, in their communities, without having to enter […]

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Empowering LGBTQ+ Elders to Age Their Way

It’s Older Americans Month! Every year, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads this special month with the goal of ensuring that older adults are “able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability […]

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Financial Literacy, more than just a buzzword

“Financial literacy,” “financial resilience,” “navigating the financial landscape.”    We hear these phrases discussing the everyday decisions individuals make about their spending, saving, and borrowing, but how many of us really know what they mean?   Does being “financially resilient” […]

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Get The Facts: Equality Act

What is the Equality Act?  The Equality Act is a piece of federal legislation that would update current civil rights laws for the 21st century. It includes significant and explicit protections for LGBTQ+ people in public accommodations, federally funded programs, […]

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Trans Day of Visibility 2022 with Miss Simone and Joanna Rivera

To close out Women’s History Month and celebrate Trans Day of Visibility, SAGE organized a conversation with our Manager of Transgender and Non-Binary (TGNB) Outreach and Community Engagement, Joanna Rivera, and the legendary spokeswoman and entertainer, Miss Simone of the […]

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Addressing New York’s home care workforce crisis and helping LGBTQ+ elders age in place

Today, SAGE’s Senior Manager of Advocacy and Government Relations, MJ Okma, testified in front of the NYC Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor in support of the Fair Pay for Home Care Act (S.5374-A/A.6329-A). Read the full testimony here: […]

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