Aging Services

We provide care for every stage of your life.

Howard Brown Health is committed to helping LGBTQ seniors care for their mind, body and soul. Our board certified staff specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and disability in older adults. We also offer educational programs that strengthen social ties and cultural competency training for nurses and healthcare professionals who serve older LGBTQ adults. We are accepting new patients at all of our clinic locations or visit our Walk-In Clinic, no appointment needed. Our services include:

  • Chronic disease management, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart conditions, arthritis, and diabetes
  • Care consultations
  • Memory evaluation and care
  • Bone care and osteoporosis evaluation
  • HIV/STI testing and treatment
  • Infectious disease care, including HIV and hepatitis
“Aging as We Are” Lunch Series

The “Aging as We Are” lunch series brings together LGBTQ adults 55 and older each week to discuss relevant issues and share a meal.
Need a safe and affirming space to socialize with other LGBTQ elders? Enjoy a FREE lunch every Friday, with occasional guest speakers and group outings!

For more information, contact Cec Hardacker at or call 773.572.5123.

The Journey Continues

Saturdays For LGBTQ Elders

The Journey Continues is a gender inclusive and affirming 16-week group process for LGBTQ adults age 50 and beyond. The purpose of the group is to explore the aging process specific to LGBTQ individuals, to build community in a safe environment and to support resilience and quality of life throughout the lifespan.
For more information, contact Hugh Cole at 773-572-8364 or via email at

 Nurses Health Education About LGBT Elders (HEALE)

The Nurses Health Education About LGBT Elders (HEALE) curriculum is a six-hour cultural competency continuing education (CE) training by Howard Brown Health for nurses and healthcare professionals who serve older LGBT adults. We provide it to nurses and social workers free of charge. Would like us to train your staff? Please contact Cecilia Hardacker, RN at 773-388-1600 ext. 5123 or by email at