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News Release
Oregon LGBTQ+ Older Adult Survey results announced Sept. 14 - 09/10/21

Salem, OR  ̶  The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) on Sept. 14 will share results from a survey of adults age 55 and older who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two Spirit and non-binary as well as sexual or gender diverse (LGBTQ+) to provide detailed feedback on the needs and supports of Oregon’s LGBTQ+ older adults. Survey participants were also asked to highlight strengths within the state’s various LGBTQ+ communities. 

The Oregon LGBTQ+ Older Adult Survey, which was the first of its kind in Oregon, was led by researcher Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, Ph.D., a national expert on aging in underserved communities at the University of Washington.
The public and members of the news media are invited to join the presentation and question and answer session about the survey results. 

What: Oregon LGBTQ+ Older Adult Survey Results Presentation and Discussion
When: 10 to 11-30 a.m. PST, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021
Where: Online: Join ZoomGov Meeting; Meeting ID 160 381 9506; Passcode 670851. By phone: +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose); Meeting ID 160 381 9506; Passcode 670851.
Details: Participation is limited to the first 500 attendees. Live captioning and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided. For questions about the accessibility of the meeting, send an email to Elisa.A.Williams@dhsoha.state.or.us



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