Focus on LGBTIQ+ Seniors

On 25 and 26 April 2019 the City of Amsterdam, Pink50+ and IHLIA LGBT Heritage will host the European conference Focus on LGBTIQ+ Seniors.

This two-day conference focuses on LGBTIQ+ Seniors and is all about exchanging knowledge and experiences in the field of LGBTIQ+ Seniors Europe-wide.

The main topic is the inclusion of LGBTIQ+ seniors, with respect to:

  • Inclusive services for LGBTIQ+ seniors;
  • (Prevention of) loneliness and isolation;
  • Connecting younger and older people within the LGBTIQ+ community;
  • The role of the government regarding the above.

During the conference a number of research papers will be presented. One of these includes the recent research with regard to LGBTIQ seniors in the Netherlands.

he conference will be held at the Amsterdam Public Library near Amsterdam Central Station. The library is also home to the IHLIA.

Read here for more information; for information in English you need to scroll down.

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