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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

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

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

Opta Financial

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

Web: optafinancial.com

email: dkuper@financialguide.com 

Jackie Shapo, PhD, JD

Conflict Resolution Specialist

703-459-3288

jshapo@proactiveelders.com


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! 

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. 

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


HOUSING ASSISTANCE:

Beverly Assisted Living

3408 Beverly Dr, Annandale, VA 22003

Phone: (703) 328-0688

http://www.beverlyseniorliving.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.