Tuesday, November 20, 2012

You're Invited to a Call with Senator Michael Bennet on LGBT Aging Issues

November 27, 2012  2:30 – 3:30 PM

Join SAGE, One Colorado and Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) for a special call on LGBT inclusion in the Older Americans Act.

Event Details
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and One Colorado invite you to a conversation with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) about the LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2012. Join Senator Bennet and leaders in the LGBT and aging fields to discuss how this act would increase services and supports to millions of LGBT older adults nationwide.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 2:30 pm EST
The LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2012 proposes several amendments to the Older Americans Act (OAA), the country’s largest vehicle for funding and delivering services to older people. The OAA is currently up for reauthorization and includes no mention of LGBT older adults. Participants in the call will learn more about the bill, and its potential impact on aging providers and LGBT older adults.
The presentation, followed by a Q&A session, will feature:
-Senator Michael Bennet
-Michael Adams, Executive Director, SAGE
-Brad Clark, Executive Director, One Colorado
-Sandy Markwood, CEO, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
-Shari Wilkins, Program Coordinator, SAGE of the Rockies
Phone Number: (805) 399-1200, Participant Access Code: 917325
No RSVP required. Reposted at http://www.keystothecloset.blogspot.com,

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