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Residences at Vantage Point Achieves SAGE Platinum Certification

July 10, 2024

At Residences at Vantage Point, inclusivity is not just a goal; it’s a commitment. Accordingly, we are proud to announce that our community has achieved SAGE Platinum Certification. In short, this prestigious recognition underscores our dedication to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ seniors.

What is SAGE Platinum Certification?

SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ older adults. The SAGE Platinum Certification recognition awarded by SAGECare, as well as the training and credentialing program for senior care providers, signifies our extensive efforts to offer an inclusive living experience for all residents.

Comprehensive Training

Achieving SAGE Platinum Certification requires comprehensive training for our staff. Over 80% of our employees completed education on LGBTQ+ cultural competency. What this means is that our team understands and respects the unique challenges and needs of LGBTQ+ seniors. As a result, residents at Vantage Point can feel confident in their care and embraced by a supportive community.

Inclusive Policies and Practices

Residences at Vantage Point has implemented policies that promote equality and respect. Our non-discrimination policies explicitly protect residents and staff from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We have also established protocols to address and prevent any form of bias or prejudice within our community.

Creating a Welcoming Environment

We have created spaces and programs that celebrate diversity and foster inclusion. For instance, we design regular social events, support groups and educational programs to engage and support LGBTQ+ residents. These initiatives help build a strong sense of community and belonging, not to mention ensuring that all residents feel valued and understood.

Benefits of Inclusive Living

We believe inclusive living environments improve the quality of life for not only LGBTQ+ seniors, but all residents. Specifically, residents experience better mental and emotional health, increased social engagement and a stronger sense of community. At Residences at Vantage Point, we see these benefits every day. Our residents thrive in an atmosphere of acceptance and respect, where they can live authentically and comfortably.

Continuous Improvement

Our commitment to inclusivity doesn’t end with certification. Residences at Vantage Point is dedicated to continuous improvement. We regularly review and update our policies, practices and training programs to ensure we maintain the highest standards of inclusivity. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of senior living, providing an environment where everyone can feel at home.

Join Our Community

We invite you to visit Residences at Vantage Point and experience our community firsthand. Whether you are looking for a new place to call home or exploring options for a loved one, you will find a warm and welcoming environment here. Inclusivity is more than a policy for us; it’s a way of life.

For more information about our SAGE Platinum Certification and the services we offer, please contact us. Join us in celebrating this achievement and see how we are making a difference in the lives of our LGBTQ+ residents every day.