SAGE Platinum Certification

“We commit to joining with our peer organizations and people of good will to be part of the solution. Join our voice in the movement and join our hands in the work. As our LGBT elder pioneers have taught us – we refuse to be invisible, we refuse to be silent”.

From SAGE press release “SAGE Statement on Racist Violence Against Black People in the U.S.- SAGE says Enough!” posted 5/29/20.

Elder Options, Inc. Earns SAGE Platinum Certification

Sage Care logoIn conjunction with SAGE Elder Options has earned the platinum level award for training all Care Managers and care management staff on serving LGBT older adults. SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resource to LGBT older people and their caregivers.

A division of SAGE — SAGECare provides LGBT competency training and consulting on LGBT aging issues to organizations throughout the United States. SAGECare partners with service providers to prepare a compassionate, LGBT-competent staff to address the needs of a rapidly expanding aging population.

By 2030 the LGBT population is expected to double to from an estimated 4 million today to 8 million that identify as LGBT. Recognizing that all older adults would prefer to “age in place” even as health issues and increasing age occur. Elder Options’ a respected local organization is pleased to garner this certification award in time for PRIDE month. Celebrating 32 years in the community and locally owned and operated, Elder Options looks forward to working with LGBT older people as they make decisions about remaining independent in the community.

For more information about how we can help, call for an appointment to talk to a Care Manager. It’s always a good time to plan!