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Senator Michael Bennet on the LGBT Elder American Act

Permanent Link | Posted by Front Desk on November 19, 2012 2:17 PM



On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm, Service & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) and One Colorado invite you to come and join the conversation with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and leaders in the LGBT and aging fields to discuss the LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2012 on how this act would increase services and supports to millions of LGBT older adults nationwide.

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.


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