Presentations

 

 

 

SELECTED KEYNOTE/INVITATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

LGBTQ Caregiving: Lessons Learned. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational keynote address for the Jack Watters Memorial Symposium: Coming Out as a Caregiver, at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress in San Francisco, CA in July 2017.

Equity: A Force for the Future of LGBTQ Aging. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at Aging the LGBTQ Way: A Forum on Equity, Respect & Inclusion on June 3, 2017. This event was sponsored by the City of Seattle and many organizations to make our region more age-friendly under criteria established by AARP and the World Health Organization called “The 8 Domains of Livability.” She spoke about findings from At-Risk and Underserved: LGBTQ Older Adults in Seattle/King County – Findings from Aging with Pride and moving forward to create an age-friendly Seattle and King County, embracing the resolve and resilience of our communities: elders, youth, all ages, and allies.

Equity: A Force for the Future of LGBTQ Aging. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the Lifelong Equality International Workshop on LGBTQ Elderly Care at the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies in Middelburg, the Netherlands on May 24, 2017. At the international conference Karen spoke about the unique risk factors and strengths of LGBTQ communities, what Aging with Pride has learned so far, and where the field of LGBTQ aging research is headed.

Sustaining the Strengths of the LGBT Older Adult Community. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at American Society on Aging’s National Forum on LGBT Aging in Chicago, IL on March 22, 2017. She was joined by contributors to the Summer 2016 issue of Generations on LGBT Aging, and they discussed the LGBT aging landscape and what professionals across the field of aging need to know to build knowledge, skills, and cultural competency to meet the complex needs of LGBT older adults.

Advancing Research on Sexual and Gender Minority Older Adult Health within a Shifting Context. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Charles A. Emlet presented an invitational address at the Division of Behavioral and Social Research at the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD on February 2, 1017. They discussed findings from Aging with Pride longitudinal study, lessons learned, advancing sexual and gender minority research within shifting context, and how to how to be strategic in moving forward.

Promoting the Health of LGBTQ Older Adult Populations, Specifically Communities of Color, Through Mobilization and Engagement. Shilpen Patel, Aundaray Guess, Katherine Acey, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2017 Creating Change Conference on January 21, 2017. The workshop focused on community practice and engagement and utilizing research to promote the health and well-being of midlife and older LGBTQ populations, with specific attention to communities of color.

Military service and mental health: Differences between older transgender women and men. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, on January 13, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. The poster presentation revealed that prior military service appears to be a protective factor in the mental health of older transgender men but not transgender women and underscored that social workers must understand the differential role of gender identity in the mental health of military service members.

The Unfolding of LGBTQ Lives: Key Events Associated with Health and Well-Being in Later Life. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA on November 19, 2016. She discussed the four distinct clusters of LGBT older adults from the longitudinal research: Retired Survivors, Midlife Bloomers, Beleaguered At-Risk, and Visibly Resourced based on shared life events.

Race/Ethnicity and Health-Related Quality of Life among LGBT Older Adults. Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA on November 19, 2016. Hyun-Jun discussed the demographic characteristics and health-promoting and risk factors between African Americans, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic Whites among LGBT older adults and the role of heightened LGBT-related discrimination.

Who Says I Do: The Changing Context of Marriage and Health and Quality of Life for LGBT Older Adults. Sarah Jen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA on November 19, 2016. Sarah discussed how marriage is associated with advantages in socioeconomic resources, outness, some social resources, and social and environmental QOL, and that single LGBT older adults are at greatest risk and disadvantage across multiple domains.

Spirituality in the Lives of LGBT Adults Age 50 and Over. Anna Muraco presented at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA on November 19, 2016. Anna discussed how LGBT older adults experience their religious/spiritual identity and their participation which may be one of active participation, rejection, or adoption of new religious or spiritual path.

The Development of Evidence?based Practices: Expanding the Reach to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Charles A. Emlet, Shilpen Patel, Hyun-Jun Kim, Anna Muraco, Charles P. Hoy-Ellis, Nancy Giunta, Glenise McKenzie, Sean Cahill, and Lisa Krinsky presented a preconference workshop at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA on November 16, 2016. This workshop illustrated how disparities, combined with aging and marginalization, increase the vulnerability of LGBT older adults in accessing culturally responsive and evidence?based practices.

Future of LGBT+ Aging. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at a Briefing for American Society on Aging members in New York, NY on September 21, 2016. Karen spoke to ASA members, stakeholders and the media about how to reduce disparities and promote equity in health and aging for LGBT older adults in services, policies and research.

Equity: A Powerful Force for the Future of Aging. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the Elder Friendly Futures Conference in Seattle, WA on September 15, 2016. She discussed the need for utilizing aging and health trajectories over time, culturally responsive services, evidence-based programs and policies, and interventions designed for unique needs.

Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of LGBT Adults. Anna Muraco presented at the American Sociological Association in Seattle, WA August 2016. She presented about religion and spirituality in the lives of LGBT adults.

Improving Health of LGBT Midlife and Older Adults: Findings from Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging and Sexuality/Gender Study. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry in New York, NY on June 28, 2016. Karen discussed the initial findings of the longitudinal study.

Enhancing Cultural Sensitivity with the LGBT Community. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4A) in Leavenworth, WA on June 9, 2016. Karen’s presentation included best practices for providers who are partners with their LGBTQ clients to ensure the best possible provision of care, getting information about best practices when working with LGBTQ older adults, and a way for LGBTQ older adults to know the best providers for their individual needs.

LGBTQ communities: Addressing Dementia Awareness and Readiness to Serve. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the 31st Annual Alzheimer’s Regional Conference – Discovery 2016 in Seattle, WA on April 15, 2016. Karen discussed the challenges faced by the LGBTQ community when dealing with medical providers, dementia diagnosis, treatment, and care and facility placement.

Perspectives from Gender and Sexual Orientation Health Equity and Aging of LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at Aging and Disability Services Advisory Council in Seattle, WA on February 12, 2016. Karen discussed the at-risk and underserved LGBTQ older adults in Seattle/King County and how to move forward with City Council funding, Generations Aging with Pride, training, peer support, and information and referral services.

Innovations in Aging Emerging from the Margins. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at Amazon in Seattle, WA on February 11, 2016. Karen spoke about empowering communities with data, testing both high tech and low tech modalities, and strengthening intergenerational linkages.

Depression among transgender older adults: Differential impact of minority and general stress. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the 20th annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Washington, DC on January 17, 2016. He discussed findings including that both internalized heterosexism and perceived general stress contribute significantly to depression among transgender older adults.

LGBT Aging and Health. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Academy in Bethesda, MD in December 2015.

Emerging from the Margins: Risks and Opportunities for LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the Washington State Council on Aging in Tukwila, WA in September 2015.

Service Delivery for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services ADSA Core Training Unit 2 in Lynnwood, WA in September 2015.

Aging the LGBTQ Way. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented keynote addresses at the Seattle Town Hall Meeting in Seattle, WA in May 2015.

LGBT Family Caregiving Experiences and Supportive Service Needs. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a keynote invitational address at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on the Diverse World of Family Caregiving in Irvine, CA in April 2015.

Perspectives from Gender and Sexual Orientation Health Equity and Aging of LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a keynote invitational address at the American Society on Aging National Forum on Social and Health Disparities in Chicago, IL in March 2015.

LGBT Aging and Health: Addressing Priority Needs. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Karina L.Walters, and Charles A. Emlet presented an invitational address to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in February 2015.

LGBT Aging and Health: Mechanisms of Risk. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Charles A. Emlet, and Karina L. Walters presented an invitational address to the Sexual and Gender Minority Leadership Committee of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in February 2015.

Housing Instability Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the National LGBT Elder Housing Summit at the White House in Washington, DC in February 2015.

Health Equity and Aging of LGBT Older Adults: Addressing Dementia Awareness and Priority Needs. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a keynote invitational address at Preparing for the Changing Horizon: Dementia Awareness and Caregiving for LGBT Older Adults at Stanford University in Stanford, CA, in February 2015.

Health Equity, Culture and Longevity: The Intersections of Sexuality and Gender. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the 19th Annual Meeting Society for Social Work Research in New Orleans, LA in January 2015.

The Role of HRS in Promoting Health and Dignity of Aging LGBT People. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Stacy T. Lindau presented a keynote invitational address at the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) Data Monitoring Committee Meeting in Bethesda, MD in 2014.

LGBT Older Adults Emerging from the Margins: The National Health, Aging, and Sexuality Study. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry in New York, NY in March 2014.

Emerging from the Margins: Resilience, Aging, and Health of LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at The Health Initiative in Atlanta, GA in February 2014.

Disparities and Resilience Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA in February 2014.

Health Equity: Risks and Opportunities for LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at Social Support and Service Provision to Older Adults: Marjorie Cantor’s Legacy to Gerontology, Syracuse University Aging Studies Institute in New York, NY in December 2013.

Health, Aging and Sexuality in Marginalized Communities: LGBT Older Adults Emerging from the Margins. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a keynote invitational address at the 7th Annual University of Chicago Workshop on Biomarkers in Population-Based Health and Aging Research (CCBAR) in Chicago, IL in October 2013.

The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address for a Grantmakers in Health Webinar in October 2013.

Risk and Resilience: LGBTQ Older Adults in Washington State. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a keynote invitational address at Over the Rainbow: The Washington State LGBTQ Aging and Long-Term Care Summit in Seattle, WA in September 2013.

Addressing the Needs of LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco: Recommendations for the Future. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Aging Policy Task Force in San Francisco, CA in July 2013.

Health Disparities in Marginalized Communities: LGBT Older Adults Emerging from the Margins. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis, MO in April 2013.

Risks and Resilience: LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen gave an invitational address to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Aging Policy Task Force in San Francisco, CA in January 2013.

The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the LGBT Aging Research Symposium in Minneapolis, MN in October 2012.

Emerging from the Margins: Marriage Equality and the Changing Lives of LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the UW School of Social Work’s Luminary Lectures on Social Innovation Series in Seattle, WA in October 2012.

The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the White House LGBT Conference on Aging in Miami, FL in May 2012.

The Aging and Health Report: LGBT Older Adults Living with HIV. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the White House LGBT Conference on Aging in Miami, FL in May 2012.

An Overview of Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults. Charles A. Emlet and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the LGBT Elders in a Changing World in Salem, MA in March 2012.

Health findings of LGB Older Adults. Charles Emlet and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the LGBT Elders in a Changing World in Salem, MA in March 2012.

The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the Congressional LGBT Equality ‘Equal Time’ Briefing: Improving the Lives of LGBT Seniors in Washington, DC in November 2011.

Enhancing and Sustaining Innovative Services for LGBT Elders. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a keynote invitational address at the 56th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, GeroEd Track, in Portland, OR in October 2010.

Over the Rainbow: The Opportunities and Constraints in LGBT Health Disparities Research. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented an invitational address at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL in March 2010.

Health Disparities: The Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities in King County. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Shawn L. Mincer presented an invitational address at the LGBT Community Health Forum in Seattle, WA in March 2009.

 

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

“Everything is Falling Apart”: Perceptions of Economic Status by LGBT Older Adults. Anna Muraco, Charles Emlet, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 112th meeting of the American Sociological Association in Montreal, Canada in August 2017.

Global Ageing: Building Framework for Culturally Informed Sexuality, Gender and LGBTQ Health Research. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a preconference workshop at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress in San Francisco, CA in July 2017.

Research on LGBTQ Aging in Review (in The Impacts of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans [LGBT] Life Courses and Identities in Later Life). Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen and Sarah Jen presented a symposium at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress in San Francisco, CA in July 2017.

Transgender Older Adults—Military Service: Identity Stigma and Mental Health Changes Over Time. Charles Hoy-Ellis, Chengshi Shiu, Hyun-Jun Kim, Kathleen Sullivan, Allison Sturges, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a paper at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress in San Francisco, CA in July 2017.

Marginalization, Resilience and Health Over Time: Global Forces in the Future of LGBT Aging Research. Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Hyunzee Jung presented a poster at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress, San Francisco, CA.

A Longitudinal Study of Social Connectedness and Health Among Sexual Minority Older Adults. Hyun-Jun Kim and Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a poster at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress in San Francisco, CA in July 2017.

Unique Home Healthcare Concerns for LGBT Older Adults. Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the LGBT Home Healthcare panel discussion at Openhouse in San Francisco, CA in July 2017.

“That’s So Gay!” Service Delivery for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Aging and Disability Services Administration, Unit 2: Cultural Humility and Diversity Issues in Service Delivery in Tumwater, WA in December 2015.

The Cascading Effects of Marginalization and Identity Management: Pathways to Health Among LGBT Older Adults (in The Cascading Effects of Marginalization and Resilience Over Time: Pathways to Health and Well-Being Among LGBT Older Adults). Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Bryan, A. E. B., Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles P. Hoy-Ellis, Jayn Goldsen, Chengshi Shiu, and Charles A. Emlet presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL in November 2015.

LGBT Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation’s Quality of Life and Health: The Role of Adverse Experiences and Identity Management Strategies Over the Life Course. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented a paper to The Gerontological Society of America’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL in November 2015.

“I Consider Myself a Survivor”: Resilience and Mastery Among Older HIV-Positive Adults (in The Cascading Effects of Marginalization and Resilience Over Time: Pathways to Health and Well-Being Among LGBT Older Adults). Charles A. Emlet, Chengshi Shiu, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL in November 2015.

Social Network Types of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Midlife and Older Adults (in The Cascading Effects of Marginalization and Resilience Over Time: Pathways to Health and Well-Being Among LGBT Older Adults). Hyun-Jun Kim, Anna Muraco, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL in November 2015.

“Life Saving in Every Way”: The Role of Pets in the Lives of Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults Age 50 and Over (in The Cascading Effects of Marginalization and Resilience Over Time: Pathways to Health and Well-Being Among LGBT Older Adults). Anna Muraco, Jennifer Putney, Chengshi Shiu, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL in November 2015.

Disparities and Limited Access to Services Among LGBT Older Adults (in Rainbow Research Group Interest Group Symposium: LGBT Older Adult Experiences in Accessing Long Term Services and Supports). Chengshi Shiu and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL in November 2015.

Non-Conscious Heterosexist and Ageist Biases and Microaggressions in Social Work Research, Educational Programming, and Practice (in Ethical Research Across the LGBTQ Life Course: Informing Social Work Practice and Education). Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen gave a panel presentation at the Council on Social Work Education 61st Annual Program Meeting in Denver, CO in October 2015.

“That’s So Gay!” Service Delivery for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Aging and Disability Services Administration, Unit 2: Cultural Humility and Diversity Issues in Service Delivery in Lynnwood, WA in September 2015.

Assessing Respondent Driven Sampling Feasibility: Estimation of Characteristics of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Older Populations. Maryclare Griffin, Elena A. Erosheva, Krista J. Gile, Mark S. Handcock, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, WA in August 2015.

Examining Sexual Orientation, Race/Ethnicity, and Interview Language as Correlates of Nonresponse Using Paradata. Sunghee Lee, Colleen McClain, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Z. Tuba Gurtekin presented a paper at the annual meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research in Hollywood, FL in May 2015.

Aging with Pride. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Aegis Living on Madison and Jewish Family Services in Seattle, WA in April 2015.

LGBT Older Adults Emerging from the Margins: Addressing Aging, Health and Long-Term Care Service Needs. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Seattle Long-Term Care Providers; Leading Age in Seattle, WA in January 2015.

Healthy Generations: Responding to the Changing Nature of Aging in Society. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Amy Astle-Raaen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

The Mental Health of Transgender Older Adults: Mechanisms of Risk. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

Social Inequalities in the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Diversities Within Society’s Communities. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented as chair at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

Healthy Aging Among LGBT Midlife and Older Adults: Differing Paths by Age Groups (in Social Inequalities in the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Diversities Within Society’s Communities). Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Chengshi Shiu, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

Gender Differences in Dimensions of Health-Related Quality of Life of LGBT Older Adults (in Social Inequalities in the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Diversities Within Society’s Communities). Hyun-Jun Kim and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

Mental Health and Disclosure of Sexuality Among Bisexual Older Adults (in Social Inequalities in the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Diversities Within Society’s Communities). Chengshi Shiu and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

Unequal Lives: Health and Social Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults (in Social Inequalities in the Lives of LGBT Older Adults: Diversities Within Society’s Communities). Anna Muraco, Charles A. Emlet, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC in November 2014.

Substance Use in Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Women: A Systematic Review of Population-Based Studies. Kathryn M. Oost, Laramie Smith, Keren Lehavot, B.K. Kutner, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Jane M. Simoni presented a poster at the 142nd annual meeting for the American Public Health Association in New Orleans, LA in November 2014.

Disparities in Health conditions Among Lesbian and Bisexual Women: A Systematic Review of Population-Based Studies. Jane M. Simoni, Laramie Smith, Kathryn M. Oost, Keren Lehavot, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented a poster at the 142nd annual meeting for the American Public Health Association in New Orleans, LA in November 2014.

The Social Environment Matters for LGBTQ People Across the Lifespan: Victimization and the Health and Well-Being of LGBT Midlife and Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis gave a panel presentation at the Council of Social Work Education 60th Annual Program Meeting in Tampa, FL in October 2014.

Lavender Ever After: LGBT Aging. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Jewish Family Services in Seattle, WA in May 2014.

“That’s So Gay!” Issues in Service Delivery for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Aging and Disability Services Administration, Unit 2: Cultural Humility and Diversity Issues in Service Delivery in Spokane, WA in March 2014.

Marriage, Health, and the Social Integration of LGB Older Adults. Mark E. Williams and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in San Antonio, TX in January 2014.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders: Aging and the Intersection of Diversity. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen gave an invited presentation at the Alzheimer’s Association in Seattle, WA in January 2014.

National Sexuality, Aging, and Health Research: Optimal Aging Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented as chair at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2013.

Racial and Ethnic Differences on Psychological Well-Being Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults and the Impacts of Life Stressors and Social Relations (in National Sexuality, Aging, and Health Research: Optimal Aging Among LGBT Older Adults). Hyun-Jun Kim and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2013.

The Impact of HIV on the Lives of LGBT Older Adults (in National Sexuality, Aging, and Health Research: Optimal Aging Among LGBT Older Adults). Charles A. Emlet, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2013.

Reflections of Aging and Other Life Experiences for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults Age 50 and Older (in National Sexuality, Aging, and Health Research: Optimal Aging Among LGBT Older Adults). Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2013.

Best Practices for Conducting Gerontological Research Inclusive of LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Anna Muraco, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented a preconference workshop at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2013.

Same-Sex Partnerships and the Health of Older Adults (in Is Optimal Aging an Option for Us?: Research on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults). Mark E. Williams and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2013.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders: Aging and the Intersection of Diversity. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen gave an invited presentation at the Healthy Aging Partnership (HAP) in Seattle, WA in October 2013.

Health Disparities: LGBT Older Adults Emerging from the Margins. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Jayn Goldsen, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at Working Together for Elder Friendly Futures: A UW Gerontology Conference in Seattle, WA in September 2013.

Using egocentric data to explore size and Diversity of Social Networks Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults. Elena A. Erosheva, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal, CA in August 2013.

Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Reflections of Aging and Other Life Experiences for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults Age 50 and Older. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Pacific Sociological Association in Reno, NV in March 2013.

Turning points: The Role of Gender in Life Course Transitions for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Older Adults. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at Sociologists for Women in Society in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM in February 2013.

National LGBT Health and Aging Research: Forging New Frontiers Through Partnerships in Disadvantaged Communities. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Anna Muraco, Elena A. Erosheva, Jayn Goldsen, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, CA in November 2012.

Living Arrangement and Heightened Risk of Perceived Social Isolation Among LGB Older Adults. Hyun-Jun Kim and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, CA in November 2012.

Correlates of Sexual Risk Behavior in Older Adults Living with HIV: Findings from Caring and Aging with Pride. Charles A. Emlet, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, CA in November 2012.

Transitions and Relationships in the Life Course of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Older Adults. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, CA in November 2012.

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) Older Adults’ Health. Charles P. Hoy-Ellis, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Anna Muraco, Elena A. Erosheva, and Jayn Goldsen presented at the 58th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education in Washington, DC in 2012.

Supporting Aging in Place in the Community. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen served as Roundtable Facilitator at Creating Elder-Friendly Communities: A UW Gerontology Research Forum in Seattle, WA in September 2012.

Health Disparities and Resilience Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Anna Muraco, Elena A. Erosheva, Jayn Goldsen, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented a poster at the Creating Elder-Friendly Communities: A UW Gerontology Research Forum in Seattle, WA in September 2012.

Aging and Health Report: Transgender Health. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Loree Cook-Daniels, L., Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Anna Muraco, and Elena A. Erosheva presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in Washington, DC in March 2012.

Aging and Health Report: An Overview of Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Charles A. Emlet, Anna Muraco, and Elena A. Erosheva presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in Washington, DC in March 2012.

Turning Points in the Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association in San Diego, CA in March 2012.

Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adults Living with HIV Disease: Preliminary Results from the Caring and Aging with Pride Study. Charles A. Emlet, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Washington, DC in January 2012.

Health Disparities Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Older Adults: The Results of a Population Based Study. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Kim, H-J., and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Washington, DC in January 2012.

Life Stressors and Social Relationship as Predictors of Psychological Well-Being Among LGBT Older Adults. Hyun-Jun Kim and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Washington, DC in January 2012.

Respondent-Driven Sampling with LGBT Older Adults. Mark E. Williams and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Washington, DC in 2012.

The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience Among LGBT Older Adults. Laurie Young and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at The National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change in Baltimore, MD in January 2012.

Health Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults: Prevalence and Risk. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA in November 2011.

Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Health Related Quality of Life in Older Adults Living with HIV Disease. Charles A. Emlet, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA in November 2011.

Living Arrangement and Relationship Status as Predictors of Health Among Older LGBT Adults: The Impact of Social Support. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA in November 2011.

Correlates of HIV Risk Behavior Among Older LGBT Adults: Results from a National Survey. Charles A. Emlet, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA in November 2011.

Leisure Activities: Effects on Health and Quality of Life in Older LGBT Adults. Heidi Petry, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Anna Muraco presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA, in November 2011.

Respondent-Driven Sampling with LGBT Older Adults. Mark E. Williams, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Elena A. Erosheva, and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA in November 2011.

The National Health Report: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Charles P. Hoy-Ellis presented at the 57th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education in Atlanta, GA in October 2011.

Marginalization and Human Agency Impacting the Health of Older Lesbians and Bisexual Women: Findings from Caring and Aging with Pride. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 2011 Regional OLOC Gathering in Tacoma, WA in July 2011.

The Relationship Between Self-Stigma, Self-Efficacy, Social Support and HIV Risk Behavior Among Vulnerable Older Adults: Implications for Access to HIV Prevention Interventions. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Charles A. Emlet presented a poster at the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Rome, Italy, in July 2011.

An Ethic of Care: Friends as Caregivers for Chronically Ill Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Elders. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the International Association of Relationship Research in Gdansk, Poland in July 2011.

The Highs and Lows of Caregiving for Chronically Ill Elder Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Adults. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association in Seattle, WA in March 2011.

Over the Rainbow: Addressing Health Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults and Their Caregivers. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, and Charles A. Emlet presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Tampa, FL in January 2011.

“That’s What Friends Do”: Caregiving for Chronically-Ill Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Elders. Anna Muraco and Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen presented at the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in New Orleans, LA in November 2010.

Conducting Health Disparities Research in LGBTTS Communities: Methodological Constraints and Opportunities. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen, Hyun-Jun Kim, Karina L. Walters, and Kimberly Balsam presented at the 14th Annual Conference “Social Work Research: A World of Possibilities”, Society for Social Work and Research in San Francisco, CA in January 2010.

May I Ask Who is Calling? Findings on Health Disparities and Sexual Orientation from the Washington State BRFSS, a Population-Based Telephone Survey. Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Hyun-Jun Kim presented at the 14th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in San Francisco, CA in January 2010.

Aging and Sexual Orientation Across the Life Course: A 20-Year Review of the Literature (1997-2007). Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Anna Muraco presented at the 61th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in National Harbor, MD in November 2009.

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