Serving and Supporting LGBTQ+ Seniors
LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or other sexual or gender minority) individuals often face many challenges as they age. Many are often invisible within mainstream and bring about social detriments to health and care. LGBTQ+ older adults are less likely to receive family support and assistance in meeting their financial, health and housing needs and more often experience significant physical and mental disparities compared to their non-LGBTQ+ counterparts.
EPIC Generations was created to respond to the unique challenges and needs of older LGBTQ+ residents in Pinellas County. The program provides linkage to care, local advocacy and LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency Trainings for elder care facilities.
For more information about EPIC Generations call (727) 328-3260.