Aging health, wellness in LGBT community
Aging, health and wellness in the LGBT community is the topic of a forum scheduled for Monday Sept. 21 at the Fenway Community Health Center from 5-8 p.m.
AARP President Jennie Chin Hansen will be the keynote speaker at the forum co-sponsoted by BIDMC, Hebrew SeniorLife, Fenway Health, Stonewall Communities and the LGBT Aging Project.
The forum will address key health issues facing LGBT people as they age and is specifically focused on health care providers.
Hansen will discuss LGBT aging, diversity and health care reform, followed by a panel discussion addressing medical health and aging, an LGBT consumer's perspective, gender and identity expression and housing and social service options for the LGBT community.
Continuing education contact hours will be provided for nurses, social workers and physicians.
The forum will be held at Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston St. There is limited seating and parking is available on a first come first served basis.
For more information or to register, please RSVP online at www.fenwayhealth.org/LGBTaging or call Alice Cohen at 617-927-6170.