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Seniors Will Soon Ride Regional Rail Free of Charge

Starting September 1st, SEPTA is waiving the dollar fee for all senior Regional Rail riders. Announced on Thursday, the move is part of transitioning Regional […]

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Seniors Cleverly Made 11,000 SEPTA Key Trips in March

For most of us, the highly-anticipated SEPTA Key system won’t be up and running until sometime “later in 2015.” Only then will we never again be […]

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What’s New: HIV + AGING

The Elder Initiative is hosting a free event about HIV and aging at the William Way LGBT Community Center this month.

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Is PA Ignoring AIDS Crisis Among Seniors?

More than one million Americans are living with HIV or AIDS. But among seniors who are 50 years and older, the number is mounting. In […]

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The Realities of Transgender Aging

Thanks to Sage (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), transgender men and women have a new guidebook […]

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Safe Sex for Seniors

“STDs are on the rise among older people,” says Terri Clark, co-chair of Philadelphia’s LGBT Elder Initiative. As a prevention services coordinator with ActionAIDS, the state’s […]

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LGBT Housing To Break Ground

It’s been a long time coming, but this week it was finally announced that a new LGBT housing project for seniors will break ground in […]

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William Way to Launch SAGEWorks

The William Way Community Center will be launching a new program for those 40 and older starting with a reception next week (April 23). SAGEWorks will […]