Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Barbara Emmerth

Barbara Emmerth was the executive director of SAGE, Senior Action in a Gay Environment, in 1988. SAGE was incorporated in 1979 and works to provide services for LGBT senior citizens, including the first Friendly Visiting program for homebound LGBT seniors in the United States. SAGE has also created a national resource center on LGBT aging and provides a large number of support groups, including one for LGBT seniors with HIV.