A free group to explore issues of aging in the LGBTQ+ community while caring for others or ourselves.
This is a free 10 session group focusing on issues of aging for the full spectrum of the senior LGBTQ+ community. Through personal exploration, group support and education, we will explore topics of interest for people caring for someone or for themselves. Such topics include facing medical illness, caring for self while caring for another, planning for your future, and legal issues for LGBT+ singles or couples.
2022 Program Schedule
- January 31 – April 4, 2022
- April 25-June 27, 2022
- July 18-September 26, 2022
- October 24-December 26, 2022
Mondays 2-3:30 PM on Zoom
How to Participate
What People Say About This Program
This support was critical to my success in caregiving, and critical to my personal well being physically and emotionally while caregiving.
This is beyond peer-to-peer counseling.
About the Facilitator
Group facilitator is Dr. Melinda Ginne. She is a clinical psychologist with a 40-year career specializing in geriatrics and the treatment of the psychological aspects of acute chronic and life-threatening medical illness. She is one of the founding instructors in the Professional Program in Aging and Mental Health at UC Berkeley Extension. In the past two decades she has taught a number of classes and workshops in aging as well as in the psychological aspects of medical illness. She has been active in the LGBTQ+ community since 1975.