LGBTQ Aging: Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of LGBTQ Older Adults and Caregivers
IMPORTANT EVENTS UPDATE
Until further notice, the campus and ecological preserve are closed to non-essential visitors. The Poughkeepsie Farm Project, Community Gardens, and Vassar Golf Course will remain open as usual, but cordoned off from the rest of the campus. In addition, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will be open to the public on weekends, with access from an entrance on Raymond Avenue, just off campus.
See the College’s Spring 2021 COVID-19 Plan
Wednesday, April 21, 2021Time
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