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 […]
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 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).
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?
Joel Ybarra’s role as a champion for diversity, inclusion, and education in the workplace has led him to take steps in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Baltimore.
February is the season for love, and Valentine’s Day is also a great opportunity to show yourself a little love at BreastFest, a special day-long event for lesbian and bi women hosted by the LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care.
Changes happen in our bodies as we age, and those changes can impact sexual function and increase the risks of contracting a sexually-transmitted infection. Don’t worry – there are ways to meet those risks with creativity and celebration!
The winter holidays are one of the hardest times for many of us in the LGBT community. (Maybe that’s why Pride is always in the summer?) From dealing with family you may not necessarily enjoy (or who may not necessarily accept you!) to endless “festive” work parties to becoming more aware of just how little money you have, the holidays can feel less joyous and more like a burden.