Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

What we owe to one another

What we owe to one another

by SAGE Communications In Fall 2019, the SAGE team jetted to Los Angeles and Miami to produce our national LGBT Speed Mentoring program. Just like ‘speed dating,’ a speed mentoring includes facilitated one-on-one conversations and time to mingle. Cue cards prompt...
Innovation and Hope: A Tale of Two Studies

Innovation and Hope: A Tale of Two Studies

by Dr. Marcy Adelman. This article originally appeared in the San Francisco Bay Times. In November of 2018, the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) released its study, LGBTQ Participation Equity Analysis, which reported what can only be...
Long-Term Care Equality Index proceeds to next phase

Long-Term Care Equality Index proceeds to next phase

by Lois A. Bowers. This article originally appeared on McKnight’s Senior Living. It was mid-April when I first told you about the launch of a new nationwide tool by elder advocacy group SAGE and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation to assess how well independent...
Mia Frances Yamamoto: Lawyer, Advocate, Hero

Mia Frances Yamamoto: Lawyer, Advocate, Hero

November is Transgender Awareness Month. I am so proud to share this video from Mia Frances Yamamoto, who transitioned at the age of 60 to be her true self. I call her my radical warrior friend, not only because of who she is, but because of the work that she does...