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.
private duty nursing, 24 hour live in care, dementia care, etc.
Right at Home Home Care
Allegiance Aging Care Services
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
Skilled nursing, PT, OT, ST, palliative care and hospice, etc.
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
Dementia Care Connections, LLC
Dementia care consulting, in-home activity visits, memory cafes, education and support.
Nicole McMonigle Knight, Owner
Pathways in Aging
Aging Life Care Manager
Heather Suri, RN, BSN
501 Church Street, NE
Vienna, VA 22180
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 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.
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.
National Capitol Area and Online
Online care partner training and resources
Alzheimers and Dementia Caregiver Center
Alzheimer's Assoc. 24 hour help line
Staffed by masters prepared specialists.
Legal & Financial Matters
Important Guidiance When Needed
Elder Law Services
11350 RANDOM HILLS ROAD
FAIRFAX, VA 22030-7421
201 LOUDOUN STREET, S.E.
SUITE 201 LEESBURG, VA
Financial Services Professional
T: (585) 267-9387
F: (703) 273-0057
3975 Fair Ridge Dr. Suite 315N |Fairfax, VA 22033
Jackie Shapo, PhD, JD
Conflict Resolution Specialist
General Supportive Services
Programs of Interest, Housing Support, and More!
SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults.
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!
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.
LGBT national senior hotline: 888-234-7243
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!
Helping those in need to access resources to provide stability. Housing, food, shelter, events, drives, community and family strengthening.
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.
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 is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
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.
Dulles Triangles- Social Group
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
Beverly Assisted Living
3408 Beverly Dr, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: (703) 328-0688
Sheri Sackett, Realtor
Pearson Smith Realty
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
visit her website:
A Family Tie , Owner, Peggy Breda
Will find and assist older adults to transition to a senior living option that matches their specific needs at NO COST!
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.