June 7 2011 – Launching the Network and Aging Your Way

On June 7, 2011 members of the LGBT community came together to create a vision for their community that would help support them as they age. Louise Chernin, Executive Director of the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) facilitated a gathering hosted by Senior Services. Anne M. Jess, The Doodle Biz, created a graphic illustration to capture the vision. The following themes emerged: Transportation, Housing, Built Environment, Sustainability/Local Economy, Bridging Generations and Cultures, Communication – Connection, Physical Activity, Lifelong Learning, Bumping Places, Health Care, Arts and Entertainment, Legal/Certifications, Service Ideas, and Attitudes and Awareness. For more information and a complete summary click here.

LGBT Aging Your Way

Attractive Cohousing

Action to Remove Barriers

Gay Senior Centers

A Community’s Varying Needs