Helpful Links for GLBT Elders

 

 

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Out for Health GLBT health issues (Healthy People 2020)

http://www.outforhealth.org/healthy-people-2020.html

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Health (CDC)

http://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/

Older Adults Healthy People

http://www.hhdw.org/cms/uploads/Data%20Source_%20Other%20Reports/HP2020/OlderAdults_Healthy%20People.pdf

Challenges for GLBT elders

http://www.thetaskforce.org/issues/aging/challenges

Social Isolation Social Isolation Faced by Many Gay Elders

http://www.geripal.org/2011/09/social-isolation-faced-by-many-gay.html

10 Medications older adults should avoid or use with caution.

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/FHATipMEDS.pdf

Sage of the Rockies

http://www.glbtcolorado.org/sage/

Avoiding Overmedication and Harmful Drug Reactions

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/AvoidingOvermedicationTIP.pdf

What to Do and What to Ask Your Healthcare Provider if a M edication You Take is Listed in the Beers Criteria

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/BeersCriteriaPublic_QA.pdf

Tips for Safely Surfing the Internet: Advice from The American Geriatrics Society's Foundation for Health in Aging

http://www.healthinaging.org/public_education/internet_surfing_tips.pdf

Public education about health in aging.

http://www.healthinaging.org/

Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.com/

Buying Prescription Medicine Online: A Consumer Safety Guide

http://www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/ucm080588.htm

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

www.lgbtagingcenter.org

2012 Beers list.  Medication to use with caution in elders.

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/2012BeersCriteria_JAGS.pdf

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Sleep Guide for Seniors

http://mattresshelp.org/senior-sleep-guide/

Recovery Village is an organization dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance abuse into recovery.

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/lgbtq/