April 2019

posted 04.08.2019
By Kelly Rice Make sure to join us for the LAIN session, "The Aging Project: Exploring Health and Wellness Within the Aging LGBTQ Population" on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 2:30-3:30pm. This engaging session will discuss the results of a needs assessment completed by Howard Brown Health to…
posted 04.04.2019
By Stephanie Hughes Mary lives alone and has multiple medical conditions, including diabetes, heart problems, and Alzheimer’s disease. Because of her dementia, she has trouble managing her medications and often becomes disoriented. On several occasions, she has called 911 when she is not feeling…
posted 04.04.2019
By Benjamin Olivari, Molly French, and Lisa McGuire Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe symptoms characterized by the loss of cognitive function. These symptoms manifest in several different forms of dementia, but Alzheimer’s disease is the most common. Current estimates indicate that…
posted 04.01.2019
If you’re interested in the law and policy horizons for LGBT Elders, especially in the wake of the Masterpiece Cake Supreme Court decision, Aaron Tax (SAGE) and Murray Scheel (Whitman-Walker) have a panel session for you!   We will look at how we can ensure equal access to aging services,…
posted 04.01.2019
By Sara Zeff Geber Do you have clients, patients, or residents who are aging solo or do not have adult children? Will you be part of that group yourself? If you answered yes to either question and are planning to be in New Orleans for AiA this year, consider including “Goodbye Magical Thinking:…
posted 04.01.2019
By Terri Clark The 2019 Aging in America conference is just weeks away and you won’t want to miss the kick off LAIN session scheduled for Monday, April 15 at 10:0 AM, “Reaching Beyond the Rainbow Flag: Working with Hetero Peers.” Panelists will be highlighting several programs that address new,…