Strengthening the Delaware State Aging Plan

Strengthen the Delaware State Aging Plan

State Aging Plans are an important blueprint for serving older adults. Aging plans are designed to help older individuals maintain their health, independence, and quality of life as they age. These plans typically include a variety of services and assistance, such as home health care, meal delivery, transportation services, and community engagement programs. While aging … Read more

Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center

DelawareAging & Disability Resource Center

Need help now? Staff from the Delaware Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) are here to assist you Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. An Aging and Disability Resource Center is The Delaware ADRC can help you: The Delaware ADRC features: Contact the ADRC at:

Nominate an LGBTQ+ Elder

National Honor our LGBTQ+ Elders Day

May 16th is National Honor our LGBTQ+ Elders Day and we want to hear about the LGBTQ+ Elders who have made a difference in your life! Sussex Pride Aging is requesting nominations for National Honor our LGBTQ+ Elders Day. Winners will be recognized on our website, in a press release, and on our social media … Read more

Join this LGBTQ+ Alzheimer’s Study

LGBTQ+ Alzheimer's Research

LGBTQ+ folks are at greater risk for Alzheimer’s then the general population. 7.4% of the LGBTQ+ adult population is living with dementia, and Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of Dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “The LGBTQ community may face particular challenges related to Alzheimer’s and dementia. These include finding inclusive and welcoming health … Read more

Sussex Pride and #SAGECollab

SAGE Collab

Sussex Pride is proud to announce a new partnership with SAGECollab, SAGE’s innovative partnership model. SAGE, the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the mof LGBTQ+ elders, created SAGECollab to bring together a diverse national network of groups, organizations, and individuals to support LGBTQ+ older people and advocate for LGBTQ+ aging policies across … Read more

Medicare and Transgender Older Adults

Medicare and Transgender Older Adults: What Transgender People Need to Know

It has been almost ten years since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) changed longstanding policy and began coverage of medically necessary gender-affirming surgeries. In that time there has been significant clarification of Medicare policies for many services to transgender adults. The National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging and their colleagues have put … Read more

Dementia and the LGBTQ+ Community

Dementia and the LGBTQ+ Community

The Alzheimers Association estimates that 7.4% of the LGBTQ+ adult population is living with dementia. This is in part due to the fact that LGBTQ+ people have greater health disparities, many of which are risks for dementia. This includes depression, obesity, alcohol and tobacco, cardiovascular disease, and HIV/AIDS. LGBTQ+ adults with dementia face unique challenges … Read more