— San Jose Caregiving: The Circle of Love A documentary showing that highlights three AAPI caregivers and their caregiving journey, followed by a discussion with AARP Historian Emerita, Lily Liu. The 14-minute documentary, “Caregiving:  The Circle of Love,” produced by AARP and the sharing of AARP resources such as the guidebook, Prepare to Care:  A Planning Guide for Families, will help families start the difficult but vital conversation about caregiving. Professionals who work with diverse older adults in the community and their families will learn pertinent tips to help …

— As we grow older most of us will need some form of assistance to maintain our desired quality of life, independence and dignity as we age. Dealing with declining health, loss of ability and accepting help from loved ones or paid caregivers is hard enough, for those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, aging and receiving care has its unique challenges and complications. GEN SILENT is an award winning documentary by director Stu Maddux that explores the …

— Pride is ageless! AARP was proud to participate in the 2017 NYC Pride March as part of Governor Cuomo’s contingent. We are proud to be changing the conversation on aging. AARP represented from our Executive Council members, volunteers,  staff, friends, Age-Friendly Albany County partners, and family who came from Buffalo and Long Island and points in-between! We had more than 70 participants this year (and the age range spanned almost 70 years!) including many who rode a bus from Albany, all …

— AARP Kansas is pleased to once again co-sponsor the annual Wichita Pride Family Picnic at O.J. Watson Park in Wichita on Saturday, June 17, 2017 beginning at 11 am.  Bring your family and friends for food and fun. A Wichita Pride 2017 button is required to attend. Buttons cost $5 and may be purchased at the event. On Sunday, June 18, AARP Kansas volunteers and staff will also be part of the Pride Parade which starts at 1 p.m. at 510 …

— Open to the general public. June 13 Free Screening of Moonlight TIME:  7:00 p.m. WHERE: Sie Film Center, 2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206 You are invited to a free screening of Moonlight for Pride month!  Moonlight looks at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him. Register Online     June …

— At AARP, we work hard every day to fight for and equip individuals to live their best lives.  “What we do, we do for all,” is a guiding principle articulated by our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, that we proudly carry forward. We want to ensure that all older adults in the District can live life with dignity and purpose. We’re in neighborhoods across the city to meet LGBTQ older adults where you are and connect one-on-one to learn more …

— Por Cynthia Pasquale Allison Snyder vive en el área de Denver desde hace 10 años, pero aprendió mucho acerca de la ciudad donde vive cuando ayudó a desarrollar una aplicación para un recorrido a pie que visita los lugares históricos de la comunidad. AARP Colorado se unió a GeoTourist para crear esta aplicación gratuita, que tiene como meta inspirar a los residentes y turistas a explorar los lugares que han sido clave en el desarrollo de la ciudad, así como …

— By Cynthia Pasquale Allison Snyder has lived in the Denver area for 10 years, but she learned a lot about the place she calls home while helping to develop a walking tour app that highlights historic landmarks in the community. AARP Colorado partnered with GeoTourist for the free app, which is intended to inspire residents and tourists to explore sites that have played a role in shaping the city as well as those important to Denver’s LGBT community. The easy-to-use …

— An open letter to the LGBT community: If you don’t think “ally” when you think AARP, then you don’t know AARP. We’re more than just discounts and we’re more than just an organizations based in the nation’s capitol. We are local pride, community proud. From Pride Fest to Philadelphia Outfest, we’re in local communities to meet you where you are. To not only have fun, but to connect one-on-one and learn about issues that are important to you. Issues like …

— By David Duffield A common refrain among LGBT Boomers is “I didn’t have the words to describe how I felt” growing up. Often these folks went to a public library, looked up the word homosexual and found “pervert, psychopath, degenerate, molester, criminal” and “doomed to unhappiness” to describe how they felt. It wasn’t until they reached adulthood that LGBT people realized they weren’t alone and found communities of like-hearted people, as well as spaces to be themselves. To this day …