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Pioneering Culturally Responsive Outreach in New Mexico

For the first time, the National Council on Aging will be represented at this year’s National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Annual Convention & Marketplace. The NCAI, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the interests of tribal governments and communities.

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A Dream Becomes Reality in Service of Community

New Mexico is also one of the poorest states in the nation, which means it needs community-based and community-driven training for students to address the health needs of the people here.

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Preserving and Celebrating the Stories of LGBTQ Older Adults with StoryCorps®

StoryCorps®, a non-profit organization that records, preserves, and shares meaningful conversations, is celebrating the voices and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community with Stonewall OutLoud.

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Meeting LGBTQ+ Older Adults Where They Are: A Local Story

Minority communities such as older people in the LGBTQ+ community have faced a long history of discrimination, hate, violence, and systematic neglect, but local organizations can make a difference.

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Aging on the Rio Grande

People living far from where the desert sun rises above the Rio Grande tend to think of the border in its most rigid terms — a concrete divide between two countries. However, living — and aging — in El Paso, TX, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

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To Serve ALL Seniors

In celebration of Senior Center Month, read how one center in Wisconsin has been proactively reaching out to LGBT older adults to make them feel welcome.

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See Me

As we recognize PRIDE Month, we must remember that LGBTQ/SGL people are not monolithic, that one person, one situation, does not define the entire group.

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