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Ageism Unmasked

Zoom meeting

How do we stigmatize being old personally, structurally, and institutionally? Tracey Gendron, Ph.D., author of Ageism Unmasked, will show how ageism is prejudice towards both younger and older people. Through her work, Gendron has inspired people of all ages to embrace aging as our universal and lifelong process of developing over time — biologically, psychologically, socially, and […]

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Breaking the Age Code: A Conversation with Author Becca Levy

Zoom meeting

Did you know that our thoughts and beliefs about aging affect our health, wellness, likelihood of developing dementia, and even our longevity? Groundbreaking research by Dr. Becca Levy of the Yale School of Public Health demonstrates that having age-positive beliefs can have tremendous benefits. Join us and Dr. Levy for a fascinating presentation about her research, followed […]

Age Liberation

Zoom meeting

Let's champion a new movement. The reason for an Age Liberation movement is similar to other movements: to raise awareness and action about the value and potential of older adults; to acknowledge age equity as a justice issue; and to dismantle ageism across all ages. Consider what a successful Age Liberation movement would look like […]

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Urban Farming to Build Healthy Communities

Wholesome, nutritious food is the key to healthy living, but it also contributes to healthier, more vibrant communities. This session will cover the important role that good nutrition plays for growing kids, for healthy adults, and for creating resilience in urban communities that often don't have access to fresh, nutritious food. Join Franciel Ikeji and […]

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Giving & Receiving: The Surprising Side Benefits of Volunteering

We all know that our service can make an important difference in the lives of others. But did you know that volunteers also benefit in direct ways from their service? Research involving volunteers over 50 confirms that they are healthier in mind and body, more socially connected, and have better quality of life than their […]

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