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Bridges to Belonging: Fostering Inclusivity and Identity in LGBTQ+ Aging

June 20, 2024

LGBTQ+ Elders in an Ever-Changing World Conference
13th Annual Virtual Conference

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m

A virtual one-day conference focusing on interdisciplinary practice and community engagement for people working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning + older adults, and caregivers.

LGBTQ+ people interested in their own aging or caregiving needs are invited to attend.

2024 Keynote Speaker: Robyn Ochs 
Educator, speaker, grassroots activist, and editor of Bi Women Quarterly and two anthologies: the 42-country collection Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World and RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men.

Keynote Speaker Bio and Presentation

Choose one workshop from each session
See description of each workshop and presenter bios

Session 1: 10:30-11:45 a.m. (EST)

  • The RISE Registry: Alzheimer’s Disease and the Importance of Research Inclusion.
  • Wisdom Beyond the Binary: Gender Conversations across Generations.
  • Bridging Connections: Addressing Social Isolation through End-of-Life “Doula Pride” Care

Session 2: 12:00-1:15 p.m. (EST)

  • Evidence-based CBT group intervention reducing psychological distress among LGBTQ people living with HIV.
  • Unexplored Territory: The Concerns of Aging Transgender Men and their Friends.
  • Building Perspective through Intergenerational Storytelling.

Session 3: 2:00-3:15p.m. (EST)

  • How to create a competent LGBT Aging Program.
  • The Need for Community Among Trans and Gender Diverse Elders.
  • Dancing Queerly with Steps in Time® for Belongingness and Community.

$95 - Ticket includes 5 CEUs
$75 - Regular Ticket- does NOT include CEUs
$25 - Seniors/Students Tickets

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