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COVID & Beyond: Aging and Disability Resources for Diverse Communities

We have seen the challenges of the COVID pandemic experienced by minority communities including the impact on physical and mental health, economic and food security and social supports. Panelists will introduce and discuss national programs and services that support diverse aging and disability communities during the ongoing pandemic and recovery.

April 2022 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging and Older Adults' Equity Collaborative

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COVID and Beyond - Resource Guide and Panelist Contacts

This Resource Guide highlights the organizations who presented on the COVID and Beyond: Aging and Disability Services for Diverse Communities webinar held on March of 2022.

March 2022 | SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging

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ACL COVID-19 Booster Shot

Get infromation on the importance of COVID Booster Shots.

December 2021 | ACL

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COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to support community health centers and HUD-assisted housing and homeless programs to partner on COVID-19 vaccination delivery, COVID-19 testing, and health care for residents of public housing, low-income housing, and people experiencing homelessness.

June 2021 | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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A silver lining: How COVID-19 presents an opportunity to improve care for older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults

A recent study makes recommendations on how to improve the care provided to older sexual minority adults at this critical time.

May 2021 | Sarah MacCarthy, Biayna Darabidian, Debra Saliba, Marc Elliott

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Three Ways to Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

See this fact sheet on ways to avoid scams related to the COVID-19 Scam.

February 2021 | Federal Trade Commission

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COVID-19 Consumer Tip Sheet - Tips for Protecting Yourself and Medicare

This tip sheet provides information on scams related to coronavirus and the COVID-19 Vaccine.

January 2021 | Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

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COVID-19 Financial Resources

COVID-19 Financial Resources

December 2020

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Accessing Services and Supports During a Pandemic

This webinar hosted by SAGE, Diverse Elders Coalition and National Alliance for Caregiving provides a discussion on caregiving during the pandemic including day to challenges, tips for self-care and useful caregiving resources.

November 2020 | SAGE, Diverse Elders Coalition, and National Alliance for Caregiving

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LGBT Older People & COVID-19: Addressing Higher Risk, Social Isolation, and Discrimination

A report on the risks and impact of COVID-19 on LGBT older adults.

May 2020 | MAP, SAGE, Center for American Progress

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Pennsylvania Council on Aging State of Adults COVID-19 Report

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Pennsylvania Council on Aging (PCoA) released the findings of a statewide survey conducted by PCoA to assess the status, needs and interests of older adults during the COVID-19 outbreak. The survey inquired about food access, public risk factors, and social connection.

May 2020

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Coronavirus, COVID-19, and Considerations for People Living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ People

This report provides information regarding concerns, risk, precautions, and resources to assist those living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ people.

April 2020 | Sean Cahill, PhD, Fenway Institute

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SAGEConnect is a program designed to pull isolated or lonely LGBT older people tighter into our community and make sure they feel safe, loved, and visible despite having to stay indoors. SAGEConnect matches volunteers who can commit to calling their match at least once per week with older LGBT people who are interested in receiving a call.

April 2020

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LGBTQ Older Adults and COVID-19: Tools, Supports and Solutions for Navigating the Pandemic

Presented by Staff Attorneys and Advocates from SAGE, Human Rights Campaign, and Lambda Legal, this webinar provides practical tips and resources on your legal rights and planning tools to help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 2020 | SAGE, Lambda Legal, Human Rights Campaign

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LGBTQ Older Adults and COVID-19 – What Providers Need to Know The Healthy Aging Project at GMHC

A fact sheet by The Healthy Aging Project at GMHC describing what providers need to know as they support LGBTQ older adults during COVID-19.

April 2020 | GMHC

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COVID-19 & LGBTQ Older People

This brief describes the needs of LGBTQ older people, increased risks associated with COVID-19 and resources.

March 2020 | Human Rights Campaign Foundation and SAGE

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Emergency Preparedness: Caring for persons living with dementia in a long-term care community based setting

This document released in collaboration with 34 long-term care and community-based care providers and affiliated associations.

March 2020 | Alzheimer's Association and National Partners

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COVID-19 Resources from Aging Service Providers

SAGE's National Resource Center and Aging Service Providers Across the Country are rapidly preparing information and resources to assist LGBT older adults and caregivers in navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic. This page will be updated as new resources become available.

March 2020

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Prepare for COVID-19: Tips and Resources for LGBT Elders and those living with HIV

Because LGBT elders and older people living with HIV are at higher risk for experiencing the COVID-19 virus more acutely, it is important to take steps to make emergency plans that can help reduce your risk of contracting the virus.

March 2020 | SAGE's National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community: Know YOUR Rights as a Nursing Home Resident Updated 2018

The rights of all residents should be honored and respected, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

October 2018 | The National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

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My Persoanl Directions (fillable download)

Use this form to provide paid and unpaid caregivers with your personal directions that will help ensure your quality of living in long-term care and health settings. This form is fillable for completing and printing from your computer.

August 2018

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Create Your Care Plan: An LGBT Person's Guide to Preparing for Medical Procedures

This workbook provides a detailed overview of what to expect when undergoing a surgical procedure, and how to plan for a successful recovery. Includes step-by-step instructions to create your own care plan, including worksheets, resources, and tips/encouragement for reaching out to others.

September 2017 | SAGE

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