LGBT Resources

WELCOMING IMPLEMENTATION AND STRATEGIES

Green Hill Rainbow Flag Raising

Green Hill Welcoming Non-Discrimination Pledge

Developing an LGBTQ-Affirming Facility at Green Hill. Senior staff message training for residents by David Rosen DBH, LCSW Hudson Pride Center

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo 6/9/18 Program and Presentations

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo Program

Session #1 NEEDS OF THE LGBT ELDER IN HOUSING AND CARE

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Survey by Donna Lazartic, MBA, LNHA President/Executive Director Green Hill Inc.

Pledge and Protect Bronze Level, (truncated) Bianca Mayes, MPH, Ches, Garden State Equality Health & Wellness Coordinator

Session #2 LONG-TERM HEALTH AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR THE LGBT ELDER

Financial and Care Planning for the LGBT Elder by William S. Singer, Esq. Partner, Singer & Fedun, LLC

Hudson Pride Resource Center and SAGE, by Gordon Sauer, SAGE NJ & Hudson Pride LGBT Senior Resource Center

Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health, Jackie Baras, MSN, MBA/HCS, RN Quality Nurse Manager, RWJBH

Session # 3 DEVELOPING HOUSING AND DESIGNING PROGRAMMING FOR LGBT ELDERS

LGBT Senior Housing and Mixed-Income Development, by Scott Seal, Partner Novus Equities

Identifying the Needs of LGBT Women of Color, by Graeme Davis, President Health Advocacy Network, Board Member HYSSOP Housing

Housing Development for a Sub Group of the LGBT Community, African Lesbian Women, by Pearl Thompson, Founder HYSSOP Housing

Session #4 LGBT SENIOR ADVOCACY

Updates on advocacy in New Jersey by Aaron Potenza, MA, M.Phill, Director of Programs, Garden State Equality

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Survey Summary

a collaboration between Green Hill Inc, Garden State Equality and the LGBT Senior Housing and Care Working Group.

ARTICLES AND RESOURCES:

LGBT Aging Opportunities and Awareness, commissioned by NJHA/SAGE

LGBT Retirement Communities, Aging in a Safe Place by David Rosen DBH, LCSW Clinical Director Hudson Pride

First Dementia Prevalence Data In Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Older Adults – from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2018

Indifference to the Difference – Exploring LGBT Elder’s Perception of OAA funded Services: Doctoral Dissertation Fordham University by Jenny Dunkle, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work Stockton University.

Health Disparities In The LGBT Older Adult Community. Carolyn Bradley, PhD, LCSW, LCADC Associate Professor School of Social Work, Monmouth University.

Retirement communities turn their sights on a once-invisible group: LGBT seniors, by Tara Bahrampour Washington Post

Human Rights Foundation HEI 2018 Report  Healthcare Equality Index 2018, Rising to the New Standard of Promoting Equitable and Inclusive Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Patients and Their Families

Maintaining Dignity: A Survey of LGBT Adults Age 45 and Older,  by Angela Houghton, AARP Research, March 2018

Still Out and AgingThe MetLife Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Baby Boomers, March 2010

In Their Own Words: A Needs Assessment of Hispanic LGBT Older Adults,  SAGE, NHCOA, Diverse Elders Coalition, January 2014

LGBT Aging A Review: A Review of Research Findings. Needs, and Policy Implications, Soon Kyu Choi and Ilan H. Meyer, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, August 2016

HRC Healthcare Equality Index Promoting Equitable and Inclusive Care for Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender Patients and Their Families, Tari Hanneman, Associate Director, HRC Foundation Health & Aging Program, HEI 2014

Improving the Lives of LGBT Older Adults SAGE, March 2010

Experience of Senior Housing for LGBT Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 57:235-250, by Kathleen M. Sullivan, Seniors Services Department, LA Gay and Lesbian Center, Los Angeles California USA. Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 2014

The Health and Social Service Needs of Gay and Lesbian Elders and Their Families in Canada Shari Brotman, PhD, Bill Ryan MEd, MSW, and Robert Cormier, MSW, Copyright 2033 by The Gerontological Society of America.