Search
Login
ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

Text Resize

-A +A
LGBTQ Aging

Monthly Archive (LGBTQ Aging)

posted 04.26.2016
Exposure to aging LGBTQ issues is very important to all social work students because they will surely be interacting with this population at some point in their career. Read More
posted 04.25.2016
Here I am, teaching a class called “Changing Times, Changing Lives: Navigating Sexuality in a Maturing Society” to a packed room of students not just listening with rapt attention, but also working ahead on course material. Read More
posted 04.22.2016
While I certainly support the integration of LGBT issues into gerontology courses, I also want to challenge those of us who teach LGBTQI courses, to integrate issues of aging.  Read More
posted 04.22.2016
For higher education teachers, the search for more effective methods of educating students is continuous. This is especially true when integrating sensitive topics, such as aging issues in marginalized populations. Read More
posted 04.21.2016
Colleges and universities across the country are struggling with the same issues; how to provide experiences to both inform the general student body in issues of diversity as well as welcome students from diverse groups.  Read More
posted 04.21.2016
The roadblocks to effectively including LGBTQ viewpoints in the classroom are exacerbated when attention is turned to LGBTQ elders and their unique needs and concerns.  Read More
posted 02.08.2016
Ten years ago I survived a terrible auto accident that in a split second made me a disabled adult. I had two choices; I could stay in bed and be taken care of, or I could do as I am doing today, and love my life, myself, my daily doings Read More
posted 02.08.2016
People who identify as transgender later in life often demonstrate great resilience in their ability to reconstruct their identity.  Read More
posted 02.08.2016
Anticipatory grief is commonly experienced among caregivers in the LGBT community, specifically while caring for a sick or disabled friend, partner or spouse who is suffering from a debilitating or terminal illness. Read More
posted 02.08.2016
One of the most frequently overlooked and misunderstood phenomena is the concept of Ambiguous Loss.  Read More

Follow Us

Follow American Society on Aging on Facebook   Follow American Society on Aging on LinkedIn   Follow American Society on Aging on Twitter   Subscribe eNewsletter   

Call for Proposals

Submit a Proposal

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 2017 Aging in America Conference! Share your ideas, experience and passion!
Submit a proposal.

Events

New Funding Opportunity: ACL Elder Justice Innovation Grants Program Event Details
2016 Florida Conference on Aging Event Details
Fostering Innovation in Research on Aging Event Details

Jobs

University of Arizona Life & Work Connections
Tucson, AZ
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Los Angeles, CA
Post a job