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We’re Age-Friendly, Now What? Strategies to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability of Age-Friendly Initiatives

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by ASA’s Network on Environments, Services, and Technologies (NEST) 

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

Using New York City as a case study, this web seminar will address the challenges and opportunities that arise following the successful introduction and implementation of an age-friendly public-private urban agenda. Topics will include aassessing the impact and penetration of age-friendly initiatives, the role of older people in advancing the age-friendly movement and age-friendly activities in the private sector: a case study of the American Institute of Architects.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify the roles of the public, private and nonprofit sectors in an age-friendly city;
  • Explore age-friendly initiatives in the context of community development and resilience;
  • Understand assets, resources and strategies to sustain age-friendly initiatives over time; and,
  • Describe how architects can be instrumental in advancing age-friendly efforts.


Lindsay Goldman directs the New York Academy of Medicine’s work in healthy aging. She oversees Age-friendly NYC, the Academy’s partnership with the City Council and the Office of the Mayor to improve all aspects of city life for older people.
Lisa Morgenroth is an Associate at Gensler Architecture and Design, where she manages health and wellness–related projects, among others. She is the co-chair for the American Institute of Architects New York City Chapter Design for Aging Committee.
Caryn Resnick is deputy commissioner for the New York City Department for the Aging.


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