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A Cause for Applause

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Dorrance H. Hamilton Building

1001 Locust St.

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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A Cocktail Reception to Benefit the LGBT Elder Initiative on Our 9th Anniversary

Join the LGBT Elder Initiative on November 14 for A Cause For Applause! We are celebrating not only our work, but also the resilience, activism, and strength of our LGBT older adult communities. We are also celebrating the accomplishments of providers who have worked to improve their services to LGBT communities while recognizing the need to further advance the cultural competence of the aging services and healthcare systems.

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Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Jefferson LGBTQ Health Champions, a coalition of medical providers at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with the Founder’s’ Award for LGBT Health Equity, named in honor of our Founding Board of Directors.

Addressing the Issues

LGBT older adults have experienced lifetimes of discrimination and mistreatment, contributing to an array of social, financial, emotional and physical health needs. LGBT elders aging without familial support networks are disproportionately likely to have to rely on formal systems of care. Yet, too often these systems of care are unprepared to serve the unique and complex needs of LGBT older adults.

The LGBT Elder Initiative is working toward a future in which LGBT older adults are able to age successfully with access to resources and services that are inclusive, safe, welcoming and culturally sensitive to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are working to make sure that LGBT older adults have a place at the table when important policy decisions are made about aging issues. Additionally, we are working to ensure that LGBT older adults are empowered with the information and resources that will help them to age with the dignity that we all deserve.

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