27 Aug 2021

SAGECare August 2021 Recap

The team at SAGECare hopes you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend, and we want to share a recap of our major news from the past month, as well as some September dates to recognize:

• 9/10 World Suicide Prevention Day
• 9/11 Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
• 9/12-18 National Assisted Living Week
• 9/18 National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
• 9/20 Respect for the Aged Day
• 9/21 International Day of Peace
• 9/30 National Love People Day

Guest Blog presented by Springpoint Choice

Springing Into a More LGBT Cultural Competent Continuing Care at Home Program

SAGECare in the News, August 2021

Exclusive C-TAC Member Event Highlights Care for LGBTQ+ Older Adults     C-TAC News, by Guest Author, August 4, 2021

A Second ‘Closet’ for Some LGBTQ Seniors Entering Nursing Homes     US News, by Alan Mozes, August 10, 2021

LGBTQ older adults fear discrimination in long-term care, need protections: study     McKnights Senior Living, by Kimberly Bonvissuto, August 16th, 2021

SAGECare Training Announcements

SAGECare training team has developed a two-part training for New Jersey S2545 LGBTQI+ Senior Bill of Rights for the two designated team members who will then guide their team into future LGBTQI+/HIV+ trainings. Contact kcushing@sageusa.org for details.


Karen Cushing

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