Senior Services

LGBTQ+ Connections: A 50+ Social Group

Meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month

10:00 to 11:30 am

 

Getting older brings life changes no matter who we are, and being LGBTQ+ can heighten the challenges this brings. Some of us may have physical challenges, we may have lost partners, family, and/or close friends, we may feel isolated or lonely, or we may simply be feeling a lack of opportunity to discuss events whether positive or not so positive with others who share common life experiences.

Rockland Pride is responding! We are set to begin our LGBTQ+ Connections group, a space for LGBTQ+ people who are 50 years old or older.

Those who join as we begin our adventure will have an opportunity to help inform the group’s mission and plans. We are planning to meet every 4th Wednesday of the month from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the Rockland Pride Center in Nyack, NY.

We plan for the group to be a discussion group about any topic, but we also hope to have other activities depending on group input. LGBTQ+ Connections is a social group, not a psychotherapy group, and is free of charge.

The group will be led by Judy Gringorten, Rockland Pride volunteer and local psychotherapist. Judy herself is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ 50+ club!

Why Our Pride Center Matters

Darla
Claudette & Patricia
Ronnie

Being around my community without fear of judgement is important to me

Visibility is essential. Invisibility is not an answer; it costs too much.

The Pride Center gives our community a safe space – a place to be unapologetically ourselves, a place to go when we need a home away from home.

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