Our series is open to everyone and always features interesting speakers, opportunities for networking, discussion and Senior Pride updates.
2nd Tuesday of each month (except August), 2-3:30pm
Himmel Park Library
1035 N Treat Ave (off Speedway)
More info: contact Senior Pride
SPEAKERS: Kaitlyn Sparks and Jessica Pryde of the Pima Public Library LGBTQ+ Services Committee
TOPIC: LGBTQ+ authors at the Tucson Festival of Books and Pima Public Library LGBTQ+ library programs and services
Speaker: Andrew Broan, self identified as a “homo guide,” is a travel expert, writer and tour director. Broan has guided tours throughout the world for 23 years, with a speciality in gay tourism and bike tours.
Topic: Tips for Older LGBTQ Travelers
Andrew will discuss low budget travel options, destinations for older travelers, web travel resources, health and safety concerns, avoiding homophobic discrimination while abroad, planning tools such as maps and packing strategies. He includes locations in the US, in the Southwest, as well as abroad that older adults might find appealing and practical. Andrew studied at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales in Paris and Yale University.
Speakers: Sarah Bahnson, LGBTQ Liasion for Pima County on Aging (PCOA) and Jeri Morrison, coordinator of PCOA’s LGBTQ Welcoming Caregiver Support Group
Topic: PCOA’s programs and services for the LGBTQ community
Speaker: Alan Trachtenberg, Tucson Police Dept
Topic: Senior Safety
Issues covered will include scams, making homes secure, scams and fall prevention.