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    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…

    How to Identify LGBTQ-Friendly Cohousing for 55+

    How to Identify LGBTQ-Friendly Cohousing for 55+

    By Angela Hunkler– I read a story in Forbes the other day that posed the question, “Will LGBT retirees end up back in the closet?” ( https://bit.ly/32A7yz3 ). The headline…

    Pride 2019

    Pride 2019

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– I marched in my first Pride in 1972, 47 years ago. That was the year I arrived in San Francisco. I remember feeling that I’d had…

    Middle Income Older Adults Need New Policies and Programs That Will Work for Them

    Middle Income Older Adults Need New Policies and Programs That Will Work for Them

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Joan and Lucy are members of an increasing population of older adults in their 70s and 80s who will need some type of assistance to support…

    A Bold New Initiative Invests in the Health of Long-Term Survivors of HIV

    A Bold New Initiative Invests in the Health of Long-Term Survivors of HIV

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– In little more than a decade, 70% of people living with HIV will be over the age of 50. Today the challenge for people living with…

    LGBT Aging Policy Task Force 5th Anniversary Celebration

    LGBT Aging Policy Task Force 5th Anniversary Celebration

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– The event was billed as a celebration and review of work in progress, but it was also an opportunity for city leadership to double down on…

    Older Californians and State of the State

    Older Californians and State of the State

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Governor Newsom in his State of the State address on February 12 spoke to the issue of the graying of California. “We need to get ready…

    Dignity Fund Coalition Interview with Mayor London Breed

    Dignity Fund Coalition Interview with Mayor London Breed

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– It was a cold, rainy, windswept Friday afternoon. I made my way from the Civic Center garage, grateful for the umbrella I keep in the car…

    Dementia Care Infrastructure

    Dementia Care Infrastructure

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– One of the good news stories of 2018 was the quiet passage into law of an initiative that will significantly improve infrastructure access, care and support…

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