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Pride Month Symposium: Visibility Matters (Part 2)

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

As part of Banner Health Pride Month, Sarah Bahnson will be hosting the second of her two-part series on LGBTQIA+ Healthcare on Wednesday, June 29 from 5-6 p.m. via Microsoft Teams (link below).

Learning Objectives:

  • Historical context regarding the strained relationship between LGBTQI+ people and community institutions
  • The complex impact additional identities, such as race and ability, have on health outcomes, financial resources, and personal supports
  • The specific vulnerabilities of LGBTQI+ older people as it relates to end of life planning, palliative care, hospice care, and memory care
  • The importance of making your organization’s efforts visible and welcoming
  • How to provide the best support and resources to LGBTQI+ older people as they age
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Sarah Bahnson
LGBTQI+ Community Liaison
Pima Council on Aging

Bahnson is the LGBTQI+ Community Liaison for the Pima Council on Aging. She has a bachelor's degree in gender and women’s studies from the UArizona and has worked for several organizations in the Tucson that support the LGBTQIA+ community. Bahnson’s current role focuses on LGBTQI+ older adults and their families and providing education opportunities to the Tucson community.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 5:00pm


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