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SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders)

305 7th Avenue
New Your, New York 10001
877-360-LGBT (5428)

SAGE national advocacy and services organization for LGBT that addresses issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) aging. SAGE with its partners, works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older people, supports, and advocates for their rights.

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline connects to LGBT older people or their caregivers who want resources or want to talk. SAGE Hotline, toll-free, at 877-360-LGBT (5428).

Hotline responders: Are certified in crisis response, Offer support without judgment
Answer questions factually and confidentially, Provide information about community support resources such as healthcare, transportation, counseling, legal services, and emotional support programs

The SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in English and Spanish, with translation in 180 languages.


National Resource Center on LGBT Aging  provides publications, fact sheets, guides, and assistance on nearly a thousand topics relevant to LGBT aging, including:

  • Caregiving
  • LGBT inclusion and cultural competency
  • Elder abuse and neglect
  • Social security, Medicare, and Medicaid
  • Health care
  • Financial security and retirement
  • Housing

A project of SAGE