This program is targeted toward the LGBTQ aging community. LGBTQ youth, and allies so to have someone who understands the population is an added bonus.
This project is important as it aligns with our mission to support seniors aging on their own terms. This translates in many ways but for example is means providing resources to seniors as well as education to those that work with the aging population. Our LGBTQ Inter-generational symposiums with get our seniors active and connected as social isolation is a huge issue within the community. It will also be a space for organizations to be educated on the experience of the LGBTQ community.
Capitol Hill Village works to make Capitol Hill in DC the best place to live a long life.
Capitol Hill Village mobilizes volunteers to prevent social isolation and help keep older adults healthy, connected and engaged as they age in place on their own terms.