NATIONAL RESOURCES

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING

ASA is a trusted educational resource in aging that offers year-round programming. It offers everyone in aging a platform to network, share ideas & innovate together and advocates for 21st-century aging policies at the state and federal levels.

CENTERLINK, THE COMMUNITY OF LGBTQ CENTERS

CenterLink is an international nonprofit organization and member-based association of LGBTQ centers and other LGBTQ organizations serving their local and regional communities. Their mission is to strengthen, support, and connect LGBTQ community centers.

DIVERSE ELDERS COALITION

Founded in 2010, the Diverse Elders Coalition (DEC) advocates for policies and programs that improve aging in our communities as racially and ethnically diverse people; American Indians and Alaska Natives; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT) people.

FAMILY CAREGIVER ALLIANCE

The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance is to improve the quality of the life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care.

FORGE TRANSGENDER AGING NETWORK

FORGE builds strength and resilience in transgender communities. The Transgender Aging Network (TAN) exists to improve the lives of current and future trans/SOFFA (Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies) elders.

LGBTQ CAREGIVER CENTER

The LGBTQ Caregiver Center aims to raise awareness of the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ Caregivers and those who care for LGBTQ individuals, empower LGBTQ Caregivers to live with pride and dignity and serve as a conduit for education, wellness, training and research.

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER ON LGBTQ+ AGING

The National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center focused on improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults, their families and caregivers.

OLD LESBIANS ORGANIZING FOR CHANGE (OLOC)

OLOC is a national network of Old Lesbians 55 years or older, and their supporters, working to confront ageism in their communities and nationally. They use education and public discourse as their primary tools.

PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION

The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure.

SAGE ADVOCACY & SERVICES FOR LGBTQ+ ELDERS

SAGE is a national advocacy and services organization that’s been looking out for LGBTQ+ elders since 1978. SAGE builds welcoming communities and keeps LGBTQ+ aging issues in the national conversation to ensure a fulfilling future for all LGBTQ+ people.

THE LGBTQIA+ AGING PROJECT - THE FENWAY INSTITUTE

The LGBTQIA+ Aging Project works toward equity, inclusion, and community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual older adults, ensuring that they can age with the dignity and respect they deserve. The LGBTQIA+ Aging Project is the premier resource in New England advocating specifically for LGBTQIA+ older adults.

THE LONG-TERM CARE EQUALITY INDEX

The Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) is a joint project of SAGE and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation designed to promote equitable and inclusive care for LGBTQ+ older adults in residential long-term care and senior housing.

THRIVE SS SILVER LINING PROJECT

The mission of The Silver Lining Project is to create and maintain a safe space, both virtual and physical, where Mature African American men living with HIV can share, discuss and advocate for issues impacting their community. A sub-group of THRIVE SS, they share the same mission for their target demographic, Men of Color living with HIV over the age of fifty.

ZAMI NOBLA (NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF BLACK LESBIANS ON AGING)

ZAMI NOBLA (National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging) is a membership-based organization committed to building a base of power for Black lesbians over the age of 40 living anywhere in the country. They center Service, Advocacy and Community Action Research.