Why Create an Age-friendly Community? Evidence of Health and Community Improvements from Around the US

Start time
11:00 AM Pacific
End time
12:00 PM Pacific

Part of the “Conversations with GIA,” Series, sponsored by Grantmakers in Aging

Thanks to our co-sponsors the John A. Hartford Foundation, The Community AGEnda Initiative, the Pfizer Foundation, and the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).

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PLEASE NOTE: CEUs are not available for this webinar.

Age-friendly communities have had a significant impact on making America a better, more prepared place to grow up and grow older. The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), in support of GIA's Community AGEnda program (sponsored by The Pfizer Foundation) brings together this informative session which will focus on Age-friendly communities initiatives around the U.S. which have demonstrated improvements in health, quality of life and cost-savings. The discussion will also include metrics and evaluation to demonstrate outcomes to different stakeholders. This Conversations With GIA webinar will feature an introduction by Dorian Block, New York, NY (Age-friendly NYC) and presenters Kate Clark and Allen Glicksman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia Corporation on Aging), Dana Bradley, Bowling Green, Kentucky (Director of Gerontology Center at WKU), and Mary Blumberg, Atlanta, Georgia (Atlanta Regional Commission).

Presenters:

Kate Clark, Philadelphia Corporation on Aging, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Allen Glicksman, Philadelphia Corporation on Aging, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dana Bradley, Director of Gerontology Center at WKU in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Mary Blumberg, Atlanta Regional Commission, Atlanta, Georgia