The North Central Area Agency on Aging will hold its annual meeting and keynote address on Thursday, April 13 from 1pm-3pm. Entitled “Medicare and the LGBTQ+ Community: What Advocates Need to Know,” the event will be held virtually. To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/medicare-and-the-lgbtq-community-what-advocates-need-to-know-tickets-570745704767.
The featured speakers will be representatives from Justice in Aging, an organization dedicated to fighting senior poverty, and SAGE, which serves LGBTQ+ elders.
Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance to springboard the conversation. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “NCAAA Annual Meeting Panelist Question.”
Learning objectives: 1) Improve LGBTQ+ consumers’ experience in accessing care/information from Connecticut’s elder network by building and/or improving providers’ awareness and acuity. 2) Specifically address multiple benefit programs and potential pitfalls from the perspective of LGBTQ+ consumers and 3) Familiarize NCAAA’s partners with available resources and encourage cross-sector networking.