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.|