Baby boomers are reaching retirement and their senior years in rapid quantities. And, to better assist the LGBT community, we’ve assembled a host of features and news stories to offer resources, as well as valuable information to our readers.
A new initiative from Charlotte’s Western Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association hopes to break through new barriers and increase education and awareness on the needs of LGBT seniors, caretakers, professionals and others working with Alzheimer’s patients.
SAGE Raleigh has announced that has appointed Dave Barciz as its new program director. He replaces Les Geller who will be spending more time focused on outreach and education and will still be a support to SAGE Raleigh.
In 2010, the LGBT Movement Advancement Project partnered with SAFE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders), the American Society on Aging, the Center for American Progress and the National Senior Citizen’s Law Center to author a groundbreaking report on the needs of LGBT older adults.
With June comes national LGBT Pride Month — commemorating the June 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City. The riots that night lasted for several days, kick-starting a movement that blossomed in big and small cities across the U.S.
Iconic film director, producer and playwright Del Shores is scheduled to headline Salisbury’s annual Pride festival with a special event appearance at the end of June. Several events will culminate with the annual Salisbury Pride Festival on June 20.
LGBT Pride Month is going into full swing. Here in the Carolinas, Pride season will stretch all the way into fall. To make your celebrations even more fun and exciting, take a look at what Spotify says are its most-streamed songs on its Pride-themed playlists.