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.  

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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

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

(703) 766-0154

Steadfast Home Care Services

The Trusted Provider of Senior Home Care Services in Mclean Virginia and surroundings. Steadfast Home Care Services provides personalized concierge home care services to seniors, the disabled, hospice patients and also care for patients recuperating from hospitalization. For seniors we can provide companionship, assist with activities of daily living like bathing, grooming, feeding and ambulation. Additionally, our qualified care providers can assist with instrumental activities like errands, cooking, home making, transportation or getting to appointments. We have created effective plans of care for elderly Dementia patients and for Stroke Recovery.

Our goal is to help our elderly to age in a place they call home; versus in a hospital or nursing facility.


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


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



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

Holmes Adaptations LLC

“Helping you modify your home so you don’t have to modify your life”

Holmes Adaptations LLC is owned by an experienced Occupational Therapist and Certified Aging in Place Specialist in Northern Virginia. It was founded to assist the geriatric population and people with disabilities “age in place” in their chosen environment. Holmes Adaptations LLC believes that someone’s environment can greatly improve or hinder their ability to succeed in daily life. Their mission is to improve quality of life, reduce fall risk, and reduce care burden through tailored approaches to home accessibility modifications. They can help: individuals with a new need for home accessibility after an injury or surgery; individuals with progressive or long term diagnoses; adult children that are worried about their parent’s safety in their home; and individuals preparing for a move to a new home, retirement community, or assisted living facility. 

Contact Information:


Phone: 703-846-8237


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


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

Addiction counseling:

Recovery Unplugged:

Chase Brexton:


Michaels House:

The Recovery Village:


Across Counseling

501 Church Street, NE

Suite 209

Vienna, VA 22180


Across@Acrosscounseling. com

Counseling and Coping Strategies, LLC - Michele A. Zimmer-Forster, LCSW, LICSW, CSW-G
PAC Approved Consultant
(703) 338-4848

Uzi Ben-Ami, Ph.D. 

205 Watts Branch Parkway Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301.424.1941

Thomas Coughlin, LPC 

1633 Q St. NW Suite 210 Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202.643.5675


Carolyn Dozier, L.C.S.W. 

100 N. Washington St., Suite 304, Falls Church, VA 22046

Phone: 703-532-2424

Michael A. Giordano, LICSW 

Suite 4E 1555 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202.460.6384

Joan Pickett, LPC


1485 Chain Bridge Road Suite 203 McLean, VA 22101

Phone: 703.749.7928

Kate Thomas, Ph.D


2360 W. Joppa Rd. Suite 219 Lutherville, MD 21093

Phone: 410.616.7152

Anne L. Edwards, Psy.D.- Raise Your Wellness, LLC

7019 Backlick Court

Springfield, VA 22151


Chris Wright, LPC, LMFT *

Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Very Familiar with TG Community.

607 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, Virginia, 22101 —

Phone: 703.560.1520.

Shawn Rubin, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Banyan Counseling Center,

Phone: 510-725-7600,


John Thomas, MA [Member: WPATH]

Resident in Counseling, Falls Church Counseling

313 Park Avenue, Suite 203

Falls Church, VA 22046


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. 

(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. 


Alzheimer's Association

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. 

800- 272-3900

Signing Contract

Legal, Financial, and Insurance Matters

Important Guidiance When Needed

Elizabeth Gray

McCandlish, Lillard

Elder Law Services




FAIRFAX, VA 22030-7421

(703) 273-2288





(703) 737-0200

Yahne Miorini

Miorini Law


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



National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anthem HealthKeeper’s Plus – Virginia’s Leading CCC Plus and Medicaid Health Plans

G. Patricia Moreno Community Relations Rep III, Marketing and Member Engagement

C#: (703)835-2986

Women Holding Hands

General Supportive Services

Programs of Interest! 

Alexandria Division of Aging and Adult Services


Family Caregiver Alliance

National Center on Caregiving

(800) 445-8106  | (415) 434-3388



FCA CareJourney:

Family Care Navigator:

Alzheimers Association


Little River Glen Senior Center


Northern Virginia Long term Care Ombudsman Program

703-324- 5861

Nursing Home Abuse Center 

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 


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:

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


The Tribe Wellness Community- LGBT Online Support Group and Resources

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

The Healthy


LGBT Elder Hotline:  877-360-5428

Local Area Agency on Aging can be found: 

Local LGBT Centers can be found: 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, 

NYC Anti-violence Project:  212-714-1141

SAGE Affiliate Network: 

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! 


Black Trans Men Inc


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.    

(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

Human Rights Campaign online, join to get involved! 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

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

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


Arbor Terrace Fairfax 

Memory Care Community

3925 Downs Drive

Fairfax, Virginia 20151

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge

Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care

2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191

(888) 902-4733

The Organizing Mentors

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  

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.