Kim Welter is the CEO of KLW Consulting LLC where she specializes in LGBTQ policy work. One of Kim’s clients is Equality Ohio Education Fund where she formerly was Deputy Director after serving as the Director of Programs and Outreach at Equality Ohio, and briefly as interim Executive Director. She joined the organization in 2008 after serving as the Executive Director of Equality Toledo for over 2 years. A graduate of University of Michigan, she got her secondary teaching certificate through the University of Findlay and her Master of Arts and Education from the University of Toledo where she taught composition for 3 years. Kim is a 2009/2010 graduate of the Center for Progressive Leadership and serves on the board of Lesbians Benefiting the Arts. In 2010, Kim took a leave of absence from Equality Ohio to serve as Campaign Manager for the ONE Bowling Green Campaign in Bowling Green, Ohio which successfully defended two local non-discrimination ordinances from a ballot initiative to repeal.
Presentation: Aging at Home as an LGBTQ Ohioan
Time: Breakout Session 1
Where: Alumni Lounge
Kim Welter and Jennifer Tiedt of the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging are teaming up to present the resources available to LGBTQ seniors through the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging specifically and to provide space for participant involvement via a listening session format to communicate needs that the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging and/or Kim Welter could facilitate meeting. This session is not limited to health care needs.
1. Learn what resources are available through Area Agencies on Aging.
2. Provide opportunity to give feedback through listening session format to what are the needs of Ohio’s LGBTQ Seniors, particularly as it relates to aging at home.