October 1, 2021 is International Day for Older Persons, a day to celebrate the older 2SLGBTQI people in our lives and highlight key issues that continue to impact them.
The theme of the 2021 commemoration of International Day of Older Persons, known in Canada as National Seniors Day, is “Digital Equity for All Ages.” Below are a list of digital resources and community connections specifically for older 2SLGBTQI people.
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Rainbow Table Facebook Page
Rainbow Table Webpage
Resources & Reports
Tips to video chat with the LGBTQI2S older person in your life
LGBTQI2S people living with dementia and their unpaid caregivers across Canada
A Package of Guiding Literature and Resources
It’s Got to be about Safety
Public Services that Work for LGBTQ2+ Older Adults and LGBTQ2+ Workers in Canada
2SLGBTQI Communities and Groups
Alzheimer Society of Toronto 2SLGBTQI Support Group
Resources and Partner Organizations to Check Out!
National Institute for the Care of the Elderly is an international network of researchers, practitioners, and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and abroad.
Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse is a National non-profit organization providing information to raise awareness of abuse and neglect in later life.
The National Institute on Ageing is Canada’s only think tank dedicated to policy solutions for an ageing population, working at the intersections of healthcare, financial security, and social well-being.
CanAge works to improve the lives of older adults through advocacy, policy, and community engagement.
Fondation Emergence works to educate, inform
and sensitize the population to the lived experiences of people within a broad range of sexual orientations