Managing your prescriptions is a crucial but often overlooked part of living your healthiest life. Sometimes, there are obstacles simply in obtaining important medications, and individuals on multiple medications can struggle to track which medications are required at which times. Once a medication isn’t needed anymore, it’s not always easy to find out how to properly dispose of it.
Lunch & Learn: Money Management Tips for Elders
Elders in need of a financial makeover will find some change at the LGBT Health Resource Center’s next “Lunch & Learn” workshop. Karen Sadler of PNC Bank will present money management strategies on Thursday, August 10th from noon to 1:30 pm in the community rooms at Chase Brexton’s Mount Vernon Center (1111 North Charles Street, Baltimore). We asked Franklin McNeil, Jr., vice president and community consultant with PNC and a former Chase Brexton board member for a few financial tips.
Lunch & Learn: The Latest Dish on Senior Nutritiony
LGBT seniors will have a chance to dish on important nutrition tips at the LGBT Health Resource Center’s upcoming “Lunch & Learn” workshop. Chase Brexton Health Care nutritionist Tiana Matthews-Martinez will present “The Art of Nutrition: Are You Eating Your Rainbow?” on Thursday, July 13th from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the community rooms at Chase Brexton’s Mount Vernon Center (1111 North Charles Street, Baltimore).
New Support Group Offers Healing, Connections for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
Individuals who have suffered incidents of intimate partner violence can connect with other survivors in a safe, supportive environment thanks to a new support group offered by The LGBT Health Resource Center.
Lunch & Learn: Identity-Theft Prevention Tips
Is your identity and personal information safe from individuals who might use it to cause serious, lasting damage to your finances, credit, and good name? The answers will be available at the LGBT Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care’s next “Lunch and Learn,” offered in partnership with the Baltimore branch of AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). The event is set for Thursday, June 8th from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the community rooms at Chase Brexton’s Mount Vernon Center (1111 North Charles Street, Baltimore).
LGBTQ Foster Care to be Highlighted at Baltimore Museum of Art Event
Is the foster care system friendly to prospective LGBT foster parents? What do foster parents need to consider when fostering an LGBTQ youth? These questions and others will be answered during a special event on Sunday, June 4th from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art (10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore).
National ‘Honor Our LGBT Elders’ Day at Baltimore Eagle
The struggles and triumphs of our community’s older adults will be remembered in a night of stories and commemoration at the Baltimore Eagle to celebrate National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day on Tuesday, May 16th. Members of Baltimore’s LGBT community will share stories of LGBT elders who made a difference in their life, and a ceremony will honor prominent older adults from the community. The event is scheduled for 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16th at the The Nest, the performance space in the Baltimore Eagle (2022 North Charles Street, Baltimore). Tickets and additional information are available at […]
Why You Need an Advance Medical Directive
If you became unable to speak, who would make your medical decisions? That’s the question being raised throughout the country on April 16th. That date marks the 10th Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day, a nationwide event promoting the importance of healthcare choices and advance care planning. This day is a reminder for us all to take steps to ensure that our wishes are followed in times of crisis.
Chase Brexton Offering New Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
Chase Brexton Health Care’s LGBT Health Resource Center Alzheimer’s disease can be devastating not just to LGBT individuals living with the diagnosis, but to their caregivers and loved ones who face an uncertain future. In an effort to provide resources, counseling and comfort to those affected by Alzheimer’s, the LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care will begin a new Alzheimer’s Support Group. The group will meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month beginning April 26th, at Chase Brexton’s Mount Vernon Center (1111 North Charles Street, Baltimore).
Brushing Up on Oral Health for Older Adults
Did you know that poor oral health can make it harder to control your diabetes, and lead to heart complications? Do you know how long you should wait to visit the dentist’s office if something in your mouth doesn’t feel right?