"SENIORS PREPARING FOR RAINBOW YEARS" (SPRY) PROGRAM
Houston, Texas, USA.
"...to prevent LGBT seniors from going back into the closet when they age or go into a long-term care facility."
-Video on SPRY Program
The "Seniors Preparing For Rainbow Years – SPRY" Program provides gay seniors with counseling, therapy and peer support, along with help navigating social security, medi-care, disability and other benefit programs.
Educational and social enrichment are a part of the program.
The "Seniors Preparing For Rainbow Years – SPRY" Program also engages in gay rights advocacy encouraging health care providers to better serve the needs of gay seniors.
The Montrose Counseling Center has been a prototype for other gay senior assistance programs across the country. Counselling may prevent some gay seniors from "returning to the closet."
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-Elderly Depression & Mental Health Programs
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MORE GAY SENIOR PROGRAMS:
-Gay Senior LGBT Awareness Programs
-Gay Senior LGBT Housing Programs
-Gay Senior LGBT Documentaries
WATCH VIDEO OF "SENIORS PREPARING FOR RAINBOW YEARS" PROGRAM