Guests on this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast are Bruce Frankel and Paul E. Nagel, who are collaborating to create Stonewall Village NYC, an intergenerational LGBTQ community in New York.
About the Guests
Bruce R. Frankel is Chief Content Officer and a partner in Redstring, a community-building technology business. He is also Co-President of The Life Planning Network and of of LPN’s New England Chapter, Editor of LPN-Q, a quarterly journal, and author of What Should I Do With The Rest Of My Life? as well as a co-editor of Live Smart After 50! The Experts Guide to Life For Uncertain Time. He is a writer, too, of World War II: History’s Greatest Conflict, and an editor of several other books. Before turning his attention to issue of aging, he was a prize-winning journalist, the New York-based national reporter for USA Today and a senior writer and editor for People magazine.
Paul E. Nagle is the executive director of Stonewall Community Development Corporation, which seeks to partner with commercial developers to create affordable housing for LGBTQ elders. He is directing the creation of Stonewall Village NYC, a vibrant virtual village to support the elder LGBTQ population of New York with education-facilitation for LGBT housing opportunities, programs and services to support aging in place, health, and socialization to end isolation, and more. Paul was previously the executive director of Cultural Strategies Initiative in NYC, and director of communications and cultural policy for a member of the NYC Council. He has a background in international cultural policy, which he studied at NYU.