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ASA Chicagoland Regional Network- Age-Friendly Communities: Local Conversations and Collaboration
Event Date: 
02.01.2013 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Event Location
Address 1: 
Rush University Medical Center
Address 2: 
Room 994, Armour Academic Center 600 S. Paulina St
Short Description: 

In this ASA Chicagoland Roundtable we will explore how we can work together to make our communities more supportive of aging.

Full Description: 


As we move more towards community-based solutions to providing services and supporting people as they age in their communities, how people live, where they live, and how they get around becomes increasingly important. 
In this ASA Chicagoland Roundtable we will explore how we can work together to make our communities more supportive of aging. We will hear from four local voices, each bringing a different perspective from various fields that, when stitched together, have the potential to make significant changes in our communities to better support people as they age. 
As a result of this roundtable attendees will have a greater understanding of what is happening both nationally and locally in the livable communities movement; learn about critical issues for consideration as our own communities age; generate ideas for opportunities in their own work or community; and learn about new opportunities for collaboration and advocacy. 
Join us as we look toward the future of aging communities in our region. 

David X. Marquez, PhD, FACSM

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition

Brad Winick, AICP, LEED AP

Planning/Aging – consultant/catalyst/dot connector; UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs – Adjunct Professor; AgeOptions – Board member; URS – Principal Urban Planner

Karen Kolb Flude, MS, RFG

Principal, Age with Ease; Founding Board Member, Forward Chicago

Rob Mapes, MSW
AgeOptions, Director of Program and Community Support 

Kristin Bodiford, Ph.D., MBA

Principal, Community Strengths; Co-Host, Creating Aging-Friendly Communities; Adjunct Faculty, Dominican University Graduate School of Social Work; Instructor, Eastern Mennonite University, Summer Peacebuilding Institute



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