LGBTQ Aging: Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of LGBTQ Older Adults and Caregivers

Date

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Time

12:00 pm

Location

Main Building Virtual Room 2

Lisa Krinsky, VC '85, MSW, LICSW, is the Director of the LGBT Aging Project, a program of The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health in Boston. She is a national expert on LGBTQ cultural competency for mainstream aging service providers, policy and practice issues as well as community engagement of LGBTQ older adults and caregivers.

Lisa is a subject expert in the LGBTQ aging documentary Gen Silent, a founding member of the Massachusetts Special Legislative Commission on LGBT Aging and a board member of LGBTQ Senior Housing Inc., developing New England’s first LGBTQ friendly senior housing in Boston.

She earned her AB from Vassar College, MSW from Simmons School of Social Work and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management and Leadership from Boston University School of Management. She received the Beverly Ross Fliegel Social Policy Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of NASW and the Simmons School of Social Work Alumnae Association's Distinguished Career Award.

Zoom link: https://vassar.zoom.us/j/93658835074?pwd=czlCVW9tQS9NTDZtMlVZdDVIVWJZQT09

Passcode: 630523

Contact
Sharon Dominguez

Department
Psychology Department