RESOURCES

GRIOT Circle is committed to empowering and supporting the quest for quality living by each member, and the broader LGBTST community.  Just click once on the name of the organization to be immediately linked to their website for details on services and programs.

HEALTHCARE & HEALTHY LIVING

American Heart Association – voluntary health agency that works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) – provides community-based clinical drug trials for people living with AIDS, as well as training, education, and technical support.

Medicare InfoLine – offers introduction, overview and answers to questions about Medicare programs and your rights.

Gay Men’s Health Crisis – New York-based non-profit and community-based AIDS service organization.

Alzheimer’s Association – promotes education and awareness about the most common form of memory loss.

Veteran’s Health Administration – implements the medical assistance program of the VA through the administration and operation of numerous VA outpatient clinics.

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) – explains various health issues and topics in Español and English.

CAREGIVERS & HOME SERVICES

Next Step in Care – helps family caregivers and health care providers to plan and implement safe and smooth transitions for chronically or seriously ill patients.

ADVOCACY & SUPPORT NETWORK

LGBT Community Services Center  – offers a wide range of resources and meeting spaces for social events and personal development groups.

AARP – offers discounted services to its membership and information and advocacy to people age 50 and over.

Audre Lorde Project – New York City center for gender variant people of color. Activism, education, and empowerment events and alerts.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force – promotes civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people.

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