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DEADLINES extended to Dec 15 and Dec 31.
PCOA ( Pima Council on Aging) and SASP (us!) are doing two surveys towards improving our community’s services:
- Southern AZ Senior Pride’s Survey in Support of Neighbors’ Care Alliance. Deadline: Dec 15, 2016.
- PCOA’s Survey of Adults 60 and Older. Deadline: Dec 31, 2016.
Please take a few minutes to complete them before Dec 15th and Dec 31st. Thank you! »LEARN MORE and go to the surveys
Reports of verbal assault and harassment are on the rise across the U.S., including Tucson. In response, the Southern Arizona Hate Crimes Task Force has launched We Stand Together, a network towards making Tucson a safe place for all.
December 8, 1:30-3pm
This weekly support group, meeting for the first time on Thursday, December 8, is for Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer women 18 years of age and older who are looking for an accepting space in which to share about loss.
December 10, 2016
SAVE THIS DATE!
SAT, Dec 10, 2016, noon-3pm
PFLAG & SENIOR PRIDE HOLIDAY POTLUCK
PFLAG will provide main meat dishes.
Vegans, please feel free to bring and introduce us to humane entrees!
Everyone else please bring side dishes and desserts, etc.
There is NO COST.
Cornerstone Fellowship Hall
2902 N. Geronimo
(and Laguna…near First Ave. and Glenn)
Lovely celebration! Amazing food! JOIN US!
December 13, 2016
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016, 2-3pm
Speaker: LaDon Sawyer the Director of St. Lukes Home
Himmel Park Library
1035 N Treat Ave (off Speedway)
Southern Arizona Senior Pride (SASP) meetings are open to everyone, are wheelchair accessible and always feature interesting speakers. More info: 520-312-8923 or email us
December 17, 2016
Elder Circles are facilitated discussion groups that meet once a month (every 3rd Saturday) on a drop-in basis to discuss important topics and share stories. Each Elder Circle focuses on one of four components: life review, life repair, what is my contribution and mentoring. The facilitator is trained and culturally responsive.
Join us Sat, Dec 17 at Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall!
The Arizona Queer Archives (AQA) is a collecting archives that receives collections and documents communities. The AQA is directed by Jamie A. Lee, Ph.D., and is housed at the UA Institute for LGBT Studies. The AQA is available as a site of scholarly and community research by appointment. Some collections are available for community display. »LEARN MORE
TMC for Seniors, located at 1400 N. Wilmot, is a place for mature adults to learn about important health and wellness issues, socialize and access community resources.
»Learn more about TMC for Seniors
New Guide Now Available
Housing Security for LGBTQ Elders is a new guide covering legal and policy initiatives by the Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), now available here.
8 Interviews in Tucson’s Elder LGBT Communities
Death and dying is a taboo subject. Add to that the invisibility of being an elder lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) person and there is a lot to NOT talk about. What are the special problems this marginalized class of people might face and how are their needs being addressed? Penelope Starr has written an excellent paper that includes 8 interviews from Tucson’s LGBT elder community.
»Read “Aging with Pride” by Penelope Starr…
Did you know there is a wealth of info online about U.S. Medicare and Social Security benefits for same sex couples?
»Medicare for Same Sex Couples…
»Social Security benefits for same sex couples…