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Older Adults

SPECTRUM Prime (50+)

We see things differently as we age. Priorities shift. Social circles change. Please join us for a social and discussion group for older 2SLGBTQIA+ identified adults. This group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month.

This best practice guideline (BPG) is a comprehensive document that provides guidance and resources for
evidence-based nursing practice. It is not intended to be a manual or “how-to” guide; rather, it is a tool to guide
best practices and enhance decision making for nurses, health-service organizations, care providers, and other community stakeholders.


Assessing the Need for Trans-Autistic Support in Waterloo Region

In Spring 2023, Waterloo Region Family Network (WRFN) and Spectrum Waterloo Region’s

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Transgender Peer Support Group Updates

We’ve had some questions about recent changes to our transgender peer support

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“We’re here! We’re Queer! Get used to it!”

Spectrum strongly opposes the 1 Million March for Children who spread anti-2SLGBTQIA+

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Elder Abuse in our 2SLGBTQ+ Community

Elder Abuse Ontario has developed a series of ‘Training Modules’ on specific issues related to elder abuse. The Modules have been designed to provide a standardized format for training purposes that can be utilized for educating interdisciplinary sectors. 

Ageing Well Waterloo

The City of Waterloo’s Ageing Well Directory was created to help older adults (people aged 55+) in Waterloo access  nformation on older adult focused services, programs, and amenities.


SPECTRUM was founded in 2012 as Waterloo Region’s first Rainbow Community Space

Aging With Pride Training Sessions

Get in touch with us if your agency / organization would like the Aging with Pride Committee to deliver an 2SLGBTQ+ Cultural-Awareness Training Session at your facility.

SPECTRUM offers a safe place where 2SLGBTQ+ individuals can be themselves and find community and supports.