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3 posts from January 2018

January 25, 2018

Join the Age-Friendly Pride Movement

The Welcome to Pride InitiativeWelcome-to-pride-pic, created by SAGE with the generous support of AARP, is a partnership among SAGE, Centerlink, Heritage of Pride, InterPride, and The Center for Black Equity. We launched Welcome to Pride to share how Pride organizers across the country are making Pride celebrations age-friendly, enabling people of all ages to actively participate in community activities and treating everyone with respect. 

Organizations that wish to publicly affirm their commitment to maintaining or increasing the age-friendliness of their events are encouraged to sign the Age-Friendly Pride Pledge. Want to be one of the first 100 organizations to sign on? Just sign the Age-Friendly Pride Pledge! You'll be listed on our website and in our Welcome to Pride Guide. 

We would also be grateful if you took a few minutes to complete a brief survey, the results of which will help us develop age-friendly Pride materials that we hope to use to increase the age-friendliness of Prides across the country. Thank you in advance for taking the time to give us your feedback!

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Take the Pride Planner, Sponsor, and Organizer Survey>>

January 10, 2018

Talk About Home Healthcare – Enter to Win $50!

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Have you hired a home care worker for yourself or a loved one in the past few years? Do you anticipate needing to so do soon? If so, you're eligible to win a $50 gift card!

To enter, all you need to do is participate in a 15-minute phone interview with a member of SAGE’s staff to discuss your experience with home care workers. Email care@sageusa.org to get started!

Yes, I'll participate in a 15-minute phone interview and enter to win $50! >>

Note: All participants will be entered to win a $50 Mastercard gift card. The winner will be chosen at random.

January 3, 2018

The data behind fostering intergenerational connections in the LGBT community

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Did you know that only 21.7 percent of surveyed LGBT people of all ages know who will take care of them when they’re older? No one did—until we asked.

In 2016, SAGE conducted a detailed literature review on cross-generational LGBT relationships and uncovered a distinct lack of research and methodology on intergenerational community building. In order to bring to understand the unique issues faced when fostering multigenerational LGBT communities, we launched SAGE Table in the spring of the following year. Thanks to the partnership of social-science firm interstitio and support from AARP, we were able to devote time to rigorous research and analysis in order to make our learnings available to all.

Read and download the research summary of our pilot program to convene intergenerational groups in the service of fostering connections and building community within different age groups of the LGBT family. It is SAGE’s hope that creating resources like this one will allow communities of LGBT people and allies anywhere to develop intentional intergenerational events and build bridges within our communities, no matter where we are.

If you have thoughts or questions on our research, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at engagement@sageusa.org.