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Nationally, the best known organization is SAGE. (SERVICES & ADVOCACY FOR GLBT ELDERS)

SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Their mission is to lead in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging. www.sageusa.org

The LGBT Aging Project is the premier statewide organization for LGBTQ elders in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

Resources

Within our community, and beyond, there are lots of resources to know about.

Elder Services of Berkshire County

Berkshire Stonewall Community Coalition

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition

Statewide services for elders

Every city and town in Massachusetts has a Council on Aging, sometimes with their own building, sometimes just an office at Town Hall. Larger communities have the ability to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, supermarkets and other destinations. Contact your local COA for details on programs and services offered.

Media

Social Media Pages and Websites with an LGBTQ focus:

Berkshire on Stage and Screen

Berkshire Rainbow Seniors Facebook Page

Berkshire Stonewall Coalition

Out in the Berkshires

Out and About in Berkshire County

Allies

Cerebral Palsy and LGBT Advocacy: https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/cerebral-palsy/living/lgbt/

 

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