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The AARP web page

is designed to spotlight articles on news, personal finance, relationships, travel and other topics of concern to older gay Americans, and their family and friends. It also provides information about AARP’s positions and advocacy efforts in this arena.

www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/aarp-pride/

 

The American Society on Aging LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN)

works to raise awareness about the concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elders and about the unique barriers they encounter in gaining access to housing, healthcare, long-term care and other needed services.

www.asaging.org/lain

 

Aging Your Way LGBT Gathering

On June 7, 2011 members of the LGBT community came together to create a vision for their community that would help support them as they age. Louise Chernin, executive director of the GSBA, facilitated the gathering that was hosted by Senior Services.
/agingyourway/CommunityGatherings/LGBT.aspx

Equal Rights Washington

www.equalrightswashington.org

 

Greater Seattle Business Association

www.thegsba.org


Ingersoll Gender Center

www.ingersollcenter.org

 

Mature Friends

is an active, fun-loving group of over 250 members  who meet regularly to share common interests such as traveling (both locally and internationally), attending arts events, playing bridge or pinochle, reading and discussing books, making investments, touring gardens, taking walks and going on hikes, choosing among many options for dinners and lunches, cooking, and tasting fine wines from our own state, from other states, and from around the world.

maturefriends.org

 

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

www.thetaskforce.org

 

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.

www.lgbtagingcenter.org/about/background.cfm

 

The "Over 40's Group" Meeting

An open group for Lesbian Women 40 plus, in every stage of coming out or being out. They also get together for many social activities! Contact Fai for time and location: 206.722.0729

Pride Foundation

www.pridefoundation.org

Puget Sound Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (PSOLOC)

is a chapter of the National OLOC.  It was created to connect old lesbians in the Puget Sound area to form community and to encourage participation in activities and causes that improve lives and visibility.

www.oloc.org/about/chapters.php

 
Rainbow Bingo

first started at Senior Center of West Seattle, is now offered at three different senior centers, Senior Center of West Seattle, Northwest Senior Center and SE Seattle Senior Center.

 

SAGE

is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. SAGE has pioneered programs and services for the aging LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues.

SAGE on Facebook

www.sageusa.org/about/index.cfm

 

Seattle LGBT Commission 
An excellent site full of resource links and information
www.seattle.gov/LGBT/resources.htm


Seattle Prime Timers
A group for older gay men
www.seattleprimetimers.org

 
Trans-Health.com

the online magazine of health and fitness for transgendered and transsexual people.

Aging in Transgender People: An Annotated Bibliography.

www.trans-health.com/displayarticle.php?aid=74


The Health Report: Resilience and Disparities among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Adults, available Fall, 2011
http://caringandaging.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Full-Report-FINAL.pdf

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Call us at 1-888-435-3377
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