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    COVID-19 and Shelter in Place

    COVID-19 and Shelter in Place

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– These are extraordinary times. It has only been since March 17 that Mayor Breed ordered San Francisco residents to shelter in place, to stay indoors, to slow the…

    World Health Organization, CDC, and City of SF Information about COVID-19

    World Health Organization, CDC, and City of SF Information about COVID-19

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that people with mild cases of COVID-19—the disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus—recover in about two weeks; others…

    An LGBTQ Community Forum on Avoiding Fraud, Scams, and Other Abuse

    An LGBTQ Community Forum on Avoiding Fraud, Scams, and Other Abuse

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– “A friend, an older single gay man, struck up a relationship with a man in his 20s. Within a month, the younger man moved into my friend’s home. The…

    Policy Brief Demonstrates How Trump Administration Expanded Policies and Practices Harmful to LGBT People

    Policy Brief Demonstrates How Trump Administration Expanded Policies and Practices Harmful to LGBT People

    The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health on January 23 released a policy brief demonstrating that in 2019, the Trump Administration dramatically expanded upon discriminatory, anti-LGBT policies implemented in 2017 and…

    Innovation and Hope: A Tale of Two Studies

    Innovation and Hope: A Tale of Two Studies

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– 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…

    Vote Yes on Prop A

    Vote Yes on Prop A

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– A critical measure on the November ballot will fund new affordable homes and housing for LGBTQ youth and seniors, veterans, low income working families, teachers, and…

    Legal Assistance for the Elderly

    Legal Assistance for the Elderly

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– When Tom and William met, fell in love, and decided to live together in Tom’s apartment, they never thought about putting William on the lease. They…

    Be Part of the Plan! The California Master Plan for Aging and What It Means for You

    Be Part of the Plan! The California Master Plan for Aging and What It Means for You

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– On Friday, September 20, San Francisco will present California’s largest public policy event on the new statewide Master Plan for Aging. This event is an opportunity…

    Building an Age and Dementia Friendly California

    Building an Age and Dementia Friendly California

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– I am proud and honored to announce that I have been invited by Governor Newsom and former California First Lady Maria Shriver to join the Governor’s…

    Hoarding Behavior in the LGBTQ Community

    Hoarding Behavior in the LGBTQ Community

    By Fairley Parson, LCSW– I believe that hoarding disproportionally impacts LGBTQ older adults. Unfortunately, we don’t have research that reports on hoarding behavior in the LGBTQ community. Still, given available…

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