An environment that encourages social connections and engagement
Information to maintain health and quality of life at reasonable costs
Personal support for needs that arise in the course of daily living
Activities providing a sense of involvement, contribution, and achievement
Workshop sessions will be continuously linked together with video conferencing technology made possible through the Video Conferencing Pilot Program funded by a grant from the state legislature and administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Mystic Valley Elder Services.
Two morning sessions held at Lasell College will be followed by an afternoon session featuring presentations originating from Berkshire Community College and Cape Cod Community College with a joint Q&A discussion period, and a concluding session at Lasell.
Keynote speaker: Barbara Sullivan, Executive Director
Village to Village Network
Ms Sullivan will profile issues central to sustaining aging in community under the village model and discuss how village organizations support members.
A panel discussion on achieving aging in community through four different village models
All-volunteer Community Association
Affiliated Paid Staff
Building a Hub & Spoke Village in a Rural County
Demographic and geographic issues that shape development and operational features of villages on Cape Cod and the Islands
Panel discussion on initiatives focused on environments addressing aging in community in a broader sociopolitical context