50 and Better Adult Programs

The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center provides an array of programs and services LGBT community members over the age of 50 through our Older Adult Program, a SAGE affiliate. With support from Milwaukee County Department on Aging, we organize services and programs for older adults and offer information, referrals, networking opportunities and a drop-in space. We also provide direct outreach to members and partner with a wide-range of community groups.

Activities & Services
The Older Adult Program hosts a number of activities and services programs throughout the Milwaukee area.

  • Monthly social groups
  • Inter-generational Chat Nights
  • Once monthly coffee gathering
  • T.G.I.F Events
  • Art and Entertainment
  • Sunday Night @ The Movies
  • Healthy Aging Programs
  • Outreach activities through training, education, and advocacy
  • 50 & Better Dining Club
  • Documents on LGBT Aging 

Drop-In Hours & Location
Thursdays 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Play cards, partake in the in-depth discussions and get to know other people. Join in!

50+ Support Group
Wednesdays 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM • Room 211
A discussion group that’s designed to build community by our combined strength and focuses on the high’s and lows of the week.


To receive our newsletter via mail or email please call Natalie at 414-292-3070 or email nzanoni@mkelgbt.org with your contact information. You can also click here to see a PDF version of our newsletter which is packed full of events!


Contact Us
For more information about the Older Adult Program or to talk to a staff person, please contact us at 414.271.2656 or 414.292.3070. Like us on Facebook and learn more our upcoming events and activities.

The Milwaukee LGBT Community  Center’s Older Adults Program is funded by the Milwaukee County Department on Aging (MCDA). The MCDA offers many services and provides links to other Milwaukee area resources for older adults. Please be sure to check out their website by clicking here! If you are in need of more information about Milwaukee area older adult resources, you can also call 414-289-6874.

About SAGE: Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources to LGBT older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBT older people, and provides training for aging providers and LGBT organizations through its National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.

For more information and resources on LGBT Older Adults please visit: http://www.sageusa.org/.