The Basics of LGBT+ Aging Virtual Presentation
This presentation will be held virtually on Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m. on Zoom.
The Basics of LGBT+ Aging Presentaion information
Presenter: Kate Spelman.
The Rev. Kate Spelman is an Episcopal priest and the Aging with Pride Program Specialist at AgeOptions, the area agency on aging for suburban Cook County. Kate is passionate about providing better care and resources for elders of all stripes and believes in the power of communities to create healing connections. She lives in the western suburbs with her lovely wife and poorly behaved dog.
This presentation will cover the basics of LGBT+ aging from terminology (including words not to use) to the unique issues facing LGBT+ older adults. You’ll learn about the effects of minority stress and social isolation on mental health and ways that groups and organizations can become more welcoming to all.
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