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Press Releases in 2013
November 12, 2013

SAGE Applauds New York State Department of Health for Including LGBT-Inclusive Questions in its Statewide Medicaid Assessment Tool

These changes follow similar developments in elder services and position New York as a model for patient care and statewide data collection on the health of LGBT older people Read More

November 7, 2013

SAGE Applauds Passage of ENDA

November 7, 2013

Los Angeles Attorney William Weinberger Appointed Co-Chair of the National Board of Directors of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

Weinberger, partner in the law firm Parker Milliken Clark O’Hara & Samuelian, is the first SAGE Board member from Los Angeles, CA. Read More

September 17, 2013

SAGE Mourns Ever Orozco, 69-Year-Old Man Killed in Anti-LGBT Attack in Jackson Heights, NY

August 29, 2013

SAGE Applauds Post-DOMA Guidance by HHS that Improves the Well-being of Same-Sex Couples

August 26, 2013

SAGE Receives $300,000 Grant to Support LGBT Seniors

Funds from the Walmart Foundation to support SAGEWorks in Six U.S. Cities Read More

June 26, 2013

SAGE Celebrates Supreme Court Decision to Overturn DOMA

June 3, 2013

Freedom to Marry and SAGE to Hold Panel on DOMA Harms on Older Couples

April 26, 2013

National Telephone Discussion Group For LGBT Military Service Veterans Aged 60+

New group to launch in June 2013 Read More

April 17, 2013

SAGE Releases New Policy Report on the Health Disparities Faced by LGBT Elders of Color

Released during National Minority Health Month, Health Equity and LGBT Elders of Color explores 10 policy areas where health and wellness can be improved for LGBT older people of color. Read More

April 4, 2013

AARP Foundation Awards Grant to SAGE for Innovative Storytelling Program

SAGE Story will address the increased risk of social isolation among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Read More

March 16, 2013

SAGE Welcomes Three New Members to its Board of Directors

SAGE appoints new Board Members from Chicago and New York City, and continues its commitment to advocating for LGBT elders nationally. Read More

March 14, 2013

SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Unveils New Data Collection Guide on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is a comprehensive guide that offers aging providers the tools and techniques needed to collect data on LGBT elders. Read More

March 1, 2013

SAGE Files a Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Support of Edie Windsor's Supreme Court DOMA Challenge

American Society on Aging, National Hispanic Council on Aging, and other leading aging organizations join SAGE brief filed in support of 83-year-old lesbian’s challenge to discrimination against married same-sex couples. Read More

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