LGBT Caregiver Support Group
a free monthly group that welcomes new members to talk about the impact
of providing care for a partner, parent, sibling, spouse or friend.
Come for stress relief, resources and understanding. The group meets the first Monday of the month, 6pm – 7:30 pm in Jamaica Plain, MA. Contact group facilitator Joanne Peskowitz at 617.271.4182 for details.
Sponsored by the LGBT Aging Project and the Caregiver Alliance of Suffolk County.
Family Caregiver Alliance’s LGBT Online Caregiver Support Group (this group is in email format) click here
SAGE CAP (Caring and Preparing) National Telephone Support Group for LGBT Caregivers - click here
Reflections of a Gay Caregiver
© LGBT Aging Project / Third Sector New England
Did you know....
1 in 4 midlife LGBTs provide care for a loved one
1 in 5 midlife adults in the general population acts as a caregiver
Gay men do more caregiving than their heterosexual peers
(Out and Aging: The MetLife Study of Lesbian and Gay Baby Boomers, November 2006).