Additional Resources!


While Aging Rainbows strives to list only inclusive providers of the highest quality, integrity, and services, we make no representation of, and do not warrant or guarantee the credentials, professional qualifications, experience, services, and/or advise of any third party. All parties listed have committed to providing inclusive services based on our educational criteria.  

We hope that the information provided is helpful!  We encourage anyone having less than a positive experience to reach out to us immediately so that we can reevaluate the provider.  

Health and Wellness

Providing Inclusive and Patient Focused Care! 

GLMA- (Gay and Lesbian Medical association):

Has great resources and spreadsheets on how to find LGBTQ+ health providers, what to talk with your physician about as health needs, preventative care, etc are clearly different depending upon the individual.  

Home Helpers

private duty nursing, 24 hour live in care, dementia care, etc. 

(703) 766-0154

https://www.homehelpershomecare.com/reston/home

Right at Home Home Care

https://www.rightathome.net/northern-virginia

Allegiance Aging Care Services

www.allegianceva.com

703-539-6029

Private duty nursing services and visiting physician services: Dr. Steve Simmons and Dr. Rahel Yirga

Amaisa Home Care

208 S King Street, Suite E

Leesburg, VA  20175

703-291-8300

maggie@amaisahomecare.com

https://www.amaisahomecare.com

Athena Health Services

Northern Virginia's Premier Health Services Provider. They offer dependable individualized medical and non-medical care to meet your needs in the home. No need to use several care companies when we do it all.  Exceptionally skilled nurses, aides, physical/occupational/speech therapists to be there. Infusion and high level wound care are our specialty. Whatever the need, please know that you will be treated like family!  Available 24/7. Serving Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Falls Church, Alexandria and Arlington.

Address: 13800 Coppermine Road, Suite 176, Herndon, VA 20171

Phone: 866-528-4362

Email: info@athenahs.org

www.athenahealthservices.com

BAYADA

https://www.bayada.com

Skilled nursing, PT, OT, ST, palliative care and hospice, etc.   

Eldementals, LLC

Concierge Style RN Care Management Services and Advocacy.  Wellness blog and educational programs, Platinum credentialed through SAGECare, Professional member of ALCA. 

Over 30 years in the Healthcare Industry! 

Karen McPhail, RN, MSN, CDP, Managing Director

karenmcphail@eldementals.com

703-399-4028

www.eldementals.com 

Dementia Care Connections, LLC

Dementia care consulting, in-home activity visits, memory cafes, education and support. 

Nicole McMonigle Knight, Owner

571-422-6231

www.dementiacareconnections.com

Pathways in Aging

Aging Life Care Manager

Heather Suri, RN, BSN

https://pathwaysinaging.com

Across Counseling

501 Church Street, NE

Suite 209

Vienna, VA 22180

703.389.1913

Across@Acrosscounseling. com

www.AcrossCounseling.com

Counseling and Coping Strategies, LLC - Michele A. Zimmer-Forster, LCSW, LICSW, CSW-G

http://www.counselingandcopingstrategies.com/about.html
PAC Approved Consultant
(703) 338-4848
mzimmer@counselingandcopingstrategies.com

Dr. Shawn Rubin, Psy.D.

8608 PEPPERDINE DRIVE, VIENNA, VA 22180 | (510) 725-7600

Clinical Psychologist, LGBTQ+ services


Dr. Michael Hendricks, Clinical Psychologist, 5225 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015, Phone: (202) 364-1575

 TRANSLINE

TransLine is a national online transgender medical consultation service that offers health care providers up-to-date transgender clinical information and individualized case consultation across a broad range of clinical transgender issues. 

(415) 901-7120

The Center for Innovative Gyn Care

The Center for Innovative GYN Care is an advanced laparoscopic GYN surgical practice. Their fellowship-trained specialists perform state-of-the-art minimally invasive techniques for complex GYN conditions. Dual lap hysterectomy teen and adult- 1 week recovery. 

888-787-4379

https://innovativegyn.com

Alzheimer's Association

National Capitol Area and Online

Online care partner training and resources

https://www.alz.org/help-support/resources/care-training-resources

Alzheimers and Dementia Caregiver Center

 alz.org/care

Alzheimer's Assoc. 24 hour help line

Staffed by masters prepared specialists. 

800- 272-3900



Legal & Financial Matters

Important Guidiance When Needed

Elizabeth Gray

McCandlish, Lillard

Elder Law Services

FAIRFAX


11350 RANDOM HILLS ROAD


SUITE 500


FAIRFAX, VA 22030-7421


(703) 273-2288

mccandlishlawyers.com

     
LEESBURG


201 LOUDOUN STREET, S.E.


SUITE 201
LEESBURG, VA

20175-3118


(703) 737-0200


Yahne Miorini

Miorini Law

703-448-6121

www.miorinilaw.com

Yahne.Miorini@miorinilaw.com

Daniel Kuper

Financial Services Professional 

T: (585) 267-9387

F: (703) 273-0057

MassMutual Northern Virginia

3975 Fair Ridge Dr. Suite 315N |Fairfax, VA 22033

Web: advisors.massmutual.com/daniel-kuper

email: dkuper@financialguide.com 

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

www.nclrights.org


NCLR gains and protects the legal and human rights of lesbians, gay men, and bisexual and transgender people across the United States through impact litigation, public policy advocacy, public education and direct legal services. NCLR provides attorney referrals for seniors.

Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom

www.BALIF.org


BALIF is the oldest and largest LGBT Association of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgendered persons and their supporters. It is a helpful resource for information about laws affecting the greater LGBT community. BALIF provides attorney referrals for seniors.

Transgender Law Center

www.transgenderlawcenter.org

The Transgender Law Center (TLC) is a civil rights organization advocating for transgender communities. TLC connects transgender people and their families to technically and culturally competent legal services, and increases acceptance and enforcement of laws and policies that supporttransgender communities


Lambda Legal

www.lambdalegal.org


Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender persons, and persons living with AIDS through litigation, education, and public policy work.


Open House

www.openhouse-sf.org

Open House enables San Francisco Bay Area LGBT seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services, and community programs. LGBT seniors are empowered to improve their overall health, well-being, and economic security.


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

www.naela.org

Information on how to choose an elder law attorney and referrals to elder law attorneys by city and state.

General Supportive Services

Programs of Interest! 


Alexandria Division of Aging and Adult Services

703-746-5999

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Center on Caregiving

(800) 445-8106  | (415) 434-3388

Website: www.caregiver.org

Email: info@caregiver.org

FCA CareJourney: www.caregiver.org/carejourney

Family Care Navigator: www.caregiver.org/family-care-navigator

Alzheimers Association 

alz.org/nca

800-272-3900

Little River Glen Senior Center

703-503-5703

littleriverglenseniorcenter.org

Northern Virginia Long term Care Ombudsman Program

703-324- 5861

Fairfaxcounty.gov

Nursing Home Abuse Center

www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/resources/lgbt/ 

SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders)  is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. 

To find a gay support organization near you, use GLBTNearMe.org 

ElderTG

ElderTG is a support and networking e-mail list for both MTF and FTM transsexual, transgender, and intersex persons aged 50 and older and SOFFAs (significant others, friends, family, and allies) of such persons. Both those who have been dealing with transgender/gender issues for a long time and those who are new to the issues are welcome.

To subscribe: 

eldertg-subscribe@groups.onlinepolicy.net​

LGBT Caring Community Online Support Group

The LGBT Community Support: Caregiving for our Families and Friends support group offers a place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender caregivers of adults with chronic health problems to discuss the unique issues of caring for their loved ones.

https://www.caregiver.org/lgbt-caring-community-online-support-group


EmptyClosets.com. Here, there are LGBT support groups, as well as places to socialize online. ​

Supportgroups.com - LGBT support groups.

Daily Strength.org

https://www.dailystrength.org/categories/Lesbian_Gay

The Tribe Wellness Community- LGBT Online Support Group and Resources

https://support.therapytribe.com/lgbt-support-group/

Peer-to-peer support group for individuals living as LGBT – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning.

The Healthy Place.com 

https://www.healthyplace.com/gender/gay/gay-support-gay-support-groups-gay-support-organizations

SAGE CARE https://sageusa.care

LGBT Elder Hotline:  877-360-5428

Local Area Agency on Aging can be found:  https://eldercare.gov 

Local LGBT Centers can be found: https://www.lgbtcenters.org 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org 

NYC Anti-violence Project:  212-714-1141

SAGE Affiliate Network: https://www.sageusa.org/what-we-do/sagenet-national-affiliates/ 

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) in collaboration with SAGE run a national resource center on LGBT aging. They have an excellent healthy aging toolkit with many resources for LGBT older adults.

Toolkit offers links to resources and practical steps to help all of us achieve good health as we age. Mental health, socialization and other aspects are all addressed! 

TransGender Education Association of Greater Washington

Provides safe spaces for Transgender and GNB individuals so they can connect with others, share, and build community together!  Youth ad adult groups and programs! 

703-542-4007

Tgea.net

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTMENT OF GERONTOLOGY 

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gerontology offers a course titled "LGBT and Aging" which is an introduction to studying cultural competence, cultural humility and the aging Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

804-828-1565 

https://chp.vcu.edu

LGBT national senior hotline: 888-234-7243

help@lgbthotline.org

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Amazing guides: caregiving in the LGBTQ community, strengthening your state and local aging plan,  a practical guide to creating welcoming agencies.  Along with links to resources ranging from healthcare to socialization.  Also training opportunities online free of charge!  Topics such as building respect for LGBT older adults! 

Cornerstones

Helping those in need to access resources to provide stability. Housing, food, shelter, events, drives, community and family strengthening. 

571-323-9555

www.cornerstonesva.org

Centerlink: an umbrella organization of all LGBT community centers across the country. The website has a directory of LGBT centers that you can use to find the center closest to the individual. 

https://www.lgbtcenters.org/LgbtCenters

  

DC Center for the LGBT community! Health and wellness, arts and culture, support, multicultural, socialization, and more!   One great program for LGBT Older Adults (and friends!)  Is the weekly coffee drop in every Monday at the DC Center in the Lounge.  Friendly conversation over coffee with old and new friends.  

The center aging page has many others! Which is also on facebook!  


TRANS LIFELINE

Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.    

(877) 565-8860

Get involved:  NOVA Pride, PFLAG, IONA in DC (wide range of healthcare services and programs for older adults and LGBTQ+), FORGE (national transgender anti violence organization), 

Equality Virginia - Have your inclusive company become a part of the equality means business listings - meaning you welcome LGBTQ+!  Equality Virginia has information on legislation, housing, employment, resources, etc. 
www.equalityvirginia.org

Dulles Triangles- Social Group

https://www.dullestriangles.com

Human Rights Campaign online, join to get involved!  

Rainbowsofaging.org- Is A Coalition Of Academic And Community-Based Research Focused On Improving The Quality Of Life Of LGBTQ+ Older Adults


Inclusive Care Communities, Relocation, and Housing Support

Supporting Needs Effectively

Beverly Assisted Living

3408 Beverly Dr, Annandale, VA 22003

Phone: (703) 328-0688

http://www.beverlyseniorliving.com

Inclusive care personal care homes x 2. General assisted living and cognitive impairment assistance.  Exceptional service, pricing, and quality!  Compassionate person centered care! 

RUI Unlimited Properties

https://www.rui.net

https://www.rui.net/aarondale

www.rui.net/ashleigh

www.rui.net/heatherwood

www.rui.net/paul-spring

www.rui.net/the-wellington

Retirement Unlimited, Inc. (RUI) is owned and operated by the Virginia families of Fralin and Waldron. Led by its third generation of Fralins and second generation of Waldrons, RUI currently has 10 senior living communities throughout Virginia and several active development projects. Our communities offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and memory care - Inspiritás - as well as a full spectrum of life enrichment programs including RUI University, a lifelong learning and continuing education program. 


Founded in 1984, Retirement Unlimited, Inc., continues the tradition and value of delivering a lifestyle that our residents have earned and deserve.

Goodwin House

www.goodwinhouse.org

703-575-5202

Arbor Terrace Fairfax 

Memory Care Community

3925 Downs Drive

Fairfax, Virginia 20151

https://www.arborcompany.com/locations/virginia/chantilly-fairfax

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge

Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care 

https://www.integracare.com/hunters-woods-at-trails-edge/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=gmb-hwte&utm_content=info-website

2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191

(888) 902-4733

The Organizing Mentors

https://www.theorganizingmentors.com

Organizing, packing, relocation support and more! 

Ready Set Moves

Your full service residential concierge service and relocation company.  Don’t stress yourself with worrisome household tasks or the duties of moving.  Their team will create a plan and manage the entire service for you. Why waste time looking for service providers to handle so many things? Make one call and they will take care of everything!  Services include moving, packing, decluttering, painting, home repairs, home finding, grocery and furniture installation, school finding, utility setup and so much more. This company does it all.  There is no task that is too big or small. (703)344-6799

dclark@readysetmoves.com

www.readysetmoves.com  

Sheri Sackett, Realtor

Pearson Smith Realty

703-402-0444

ssacketthomes.com

ssacketthomes@gmail.com

Debbie Miller, Associate Broker

The Retiree's Home Transition Expert 

Lifestyle Transition Specialist®

Certified Senior Advisor

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)McEnearney Associates Realtors

4720 Lee Highway

Arlington, VA 22207

703-328-0143

​visit her website:

www.DebMiller.com

A Family Tie , Owner, Peggy Breda

https://afamilytie.com/our-services 

Will find and assist older adults to transition to a senior living option that matches their specific needs at NO COST!  

movoto.com

3 percent or approximately 8 million individuals in Virginia identify as LGBTQ+ 

The best towns in VA: Alexandria, Arlington, Richmond, Charlottesville, Virginia Beach, Blacksburg, and Staunton. 

TAP- Transgender assistance program of Virginia, fighting homelessness, emergency assistance program. 

Rainbow Railroad:  Rainbow Railroad exists to help people get out of danger and to somewhere safe. In the spirit of and with homage to the Underground Railroad, the mission of Rainbow Railroad is to help LGBTQI people as they seek safe haven from state-enabled violence, murder or persecution.

 

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