Local Senior & Aging Resources

Gay & Gray

National LGBT Resources

AARP Pride
News, resources, information
aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/aarp-pride/

SAGE – Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders
sageusa.org

Local LGBT Resources

Gay & Gray: Lunch and Learn
LGBT Community Center of Charlotte
Information sessions and lunch every month. Socializing, education, resources and referrals. First Thursday monthly, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
704-333-0144 . gaycharlotte.com

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Gay & Gray Initiative
LGBT Center of Raleigh
Established to advocate for and reach out to members of the LGBT community age 50 and up. The initiative assists seniors with a variety of issues, including health care, legal problems, housing and inter-generational relationships. The program also provides social activities.
919-832-4484 . lgbtcenterofraleigh.com

Prime Timers
Social, educational and recreational activities for mature men ages 21 and up. The organization, a chapter of Prime Timers World Wide, acts on issues concerning the “slightly older gay and bisexual population.” Regular monthly meetings and other activities.

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Charlotte
704-236-3775
primetimersww.com/charlotte/
Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill
919-229-4482 . 919-834-3843
meetup.com/rdu-pt/
Asheville
828-255-0249
ashevilleprimetimers.homestead.com

Charlotte-area resources

Centralina Area Agency on Aging
centralina.org/centralina-area-agency-on-aging-home/

Anson County Council on Aging
704-694-6616

Cabarrus County Department of Aging
704-920-2255

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Council on Aging
704-391-5216

Cleveland County Department of Social Services
704-487-0661

Gaston County Department of Social Services
704-862-7540

Iredell County Council on Aging
704-873-5171

Lancaster County Prime Time for Seniors
803-285-6956

Lincoln County Senior Services Department
704-732-9053

Mecklenburg County Just 1 Call
704-432-1111

Rowan County Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
704-216-7704

Stanly County Senior Services Department
704-986-3769

Union County Council on Aging
704-292-1797

York County Council on Aging
803-327-6694

Affirming housing

Carol Woods Retirement Community
Chapel Hill
1-800-518-9333 . carolwoods.org

The Carolinian
Florence
843-665-9314 . rhf.org

Barringer Gardens
Charlotte (under construction)
rhf.org

Carefree Cove
near Boone/Blowing Rock
336-385-1136 . carefreecove.com

Have more LGBT-affirming senior resources or housing options to share? Email us details to editor@goqnotes.com and we’ll add you to our online resource listings.

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Posted by Matt Comer

Matt Comer is a staff writer for QNotes. He previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015.