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SAGE, Alzheimer's Assoc publish LGBT and Dementia Issues Guide

posted Wed, Sep 19, 2018   by Issues Brief: LGBT and Dementia

LGBT older people who receive a dementia diagnosis face a particularly challenging set of circumstances, including health disparities such as diabetes and high blood pressure, which increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and disproportionately high levels of social isolation and stigmatization as they age, making it difficult to find support. This comprehensive new Issues Brief published by SAGE and the Alzheimer's Association offers background and recommendations.

John Feather interviewed on WYPL Memphis

posted Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Speaking with Sunny Ross, host of the beloved show "Senior Focus" on WYPL TV 18, Memphis Public Libraries TV, John Feather talks about the GIA Annual Conference and why it's in Memphis this year, his career in aging, and ReFraming Aging.

Hurricane Florence and older people: How to help

posted Fri, Sep 14, 2018   by Lutheran Services Carolinas

Lutheran Services Carolinas - the local branch of GIA member Lutheran Services of America - leads relief and long-term recovery efforts in times of major disasters and works with local and national partners to ensure people and communities are able to rebuild.

 

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