Healthy Aging Begins at Home: Openhouse LGBT Elder Housing Services Virtual Symposium

Thursday, November 4th, 11:00am-2:00pm PT

Friday, November 5th, 11:00am-2:00pm PT

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Join Openhouse and SAGE as we discuss the holistic approach necessary to support our LGBTQ+ aging population in affordable housing. This is a conversation you won’t want to miss – register TODAY!

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Save the date for the LGBT Elder Housing Services Virtual Symposium, co-hosted by Openhouse and SAGE, on Thursday, November 4th and Friday, November 5th. Clinicians, housing providers, LGBTQ and aging advocates, and service providers will come together to discuss the housing services formulas necessary to help our aging LGBTQ+ population! 

Secure, stable, and affordable housing is a necessary component of any aging experience, and every year a new class of LGBTQ+ older adults enter into senior-hood. However, housing for LGBTQ+ seniors is one of several barriers threatening their ability to age successfully. Often, developers and organizations address this issue by offering new housing facilities, centering LGBTQ+ senior placement. But housing is only one part of a multifaceted effort to provide LGBTQ+ older adults with the opportunity to thrive.

Healthy Aging Begins at Home: Program 

The two-day Openhouse + SAGE symposium event will include:

  • Panel discussions with established figures in the fight to address the housing crisis in the LGBTQ aging community
  • Conversations highlighting the challenges and best practices for social service provision: Speakers will underline a holistic approach in offering resources to allow LGBTQ+ seniors the opportunity to thrive by addressing the impact of systemic and interpersonal trauma, and accessing clinical support services. 
  • Community members’ stories, highlighting the immense impact Openhouse and SAGE have had on their very own communities
  • Facilitated workshop discussions to provide audience members an opportunity to engage with the speakers on their topics of expertise. 

This event is generously supported by the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.

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