Join CMSS for our 2024 Fall Benefit

Thursday, September 12, 2024

National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day

May 16th is National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day. On this day, we recognize and celebrate the older adults whose activism and bravery have led to greater rights and acceptance for younger generations of LGBT+ individuals. While we celebrate the pioneers of the LGBT+ movement, this day is also a time to call attention to […]

Caring for Older LGBT+ Adults: An Insightful Media Interview on WGN Radio

Cover image for blog titled "Pride Month: Caring for Older LGBTQ+ Adults"

Chicago Methodist Senior Services was recently invited to shed light on the importance of providing inclusive and compassionate care to older LGBT+ adults on live radio. Talkshow hostess, Lisa Dent, welcomed Katie Fasullo, Director of Population Health and Health Equity at CMSS, to an enlightening interview that aired amid Pride Month celebrations.

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month at CMSS

The backside of demonstrators holding up banners and Pride flags as part of the LGBTQ History Month March in Springfield, IL

Chicago Methodist Senior Services joins SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBTQ Elders) in celebrating LGBTQ History Month. Since bringing West Suburban Senior Services’ SAGE program in Bellwood into the CMSS family, CMSS has intensified its efforts to understand and support LGBTQ older adults. CMSS partnered with SAGE last fall to go through the SAGECare training. […]

Inclusive Care Means Expanding LGBTQ+ Services

CMSS LGBTQ+ Inclusive Care

More than 2.4 million older adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ+) in the U.S. By 2030, the older adult population could reach over 7 million. It’s more important than ever that senior care communities offer inclusive care and expanded LGBTQ+ services to serve this growing population. At CMSS, we are doubling […]

CMSS Voices Our Support for the LGBTQ Community

Chicago Methodist Senior Services is proud to have been able to voice our support for the LGBTQ community in a recent TribLocal article, “Thriving as an Older LGBTQ Adult in Chicago.” LGBTQ people of all ages are faced with daily challenges, but the intersection of these challenges with those of aging can compound for older adults. […]