Aging Forums

The Atlanta region continues to experience an unprecedented demographic shift.  This change includes not only a dramatic growth in the number of older adults who call Atlanta home but it is also driven by the relatively new phenomenon of longevity—people living longer than ever before. 

At the same time, funding for community services is changing dramatically. Even the most optimistic projections do not anticipate an increase that will begin to keep up with the growing population.

The challenge before us is to find ways to deliver more support with greater impact and fewer resources. Now is the time for the Aging Network to come together, think outside of the box and engage collective impact strategies to better leverage funding; more fully integrate research, tested models and evidenced-based programming; and identify new tools and methods that tell the story of the significant impact of the aging programs we deliver.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from national experts and network with colleagues. This exciting series will provide you with important tools to remain relevant and carry us into a future that meets the wants and needs of older adults. 

 

Aging Forums

All sessions will be held at

The Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center
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225 Chester Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30316


Learn Work Repeat: Re-Imagining the Work Cycle

July 19, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

As the aging population grows, so do the needs in the workplace. Are we hiring the right talent? Are we mixing disciplines? Are we looking for new talent to support the work such as marketing, technology, communications or transportation experts? Equally important, have we designed the right mechanisms to recruit and mentor the next generation to sustain the workplaces once the Boomers retire?

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Messaging Aging for Impact

August 18, 2016  |  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

By 2040, persons age 65 and older will make up 21 percent of the American population. This brings unprecedented opportunities and urgency to the region’s businesses, governmental and human services agencies to adapt and prepare for graying residents. The public must develop a more accurate understanding of older adults to support the Atlanta region becoming a place where people of all ages, abilities and incomes can live high quality lives. Nat Kendall-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of the FrameWorks Institute will share groundbreaking research on aging and older adults and discuss recommendations that are effective in engaging funders, policymakers and the public at large. Kathleen Monin and Laura Kisailus with Darwin, a national branding company, will lead attendees through activities that help organizations create winning and compelling brands in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Join your colleagues from across the region for a highly informative and energizing learning opportunity.

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Aging Network Leadership Sessions

These sessions are open to agency directors and up to two other senior leadership staff from each organization.

Innovation and Impact

October 6, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Conflict-Free Case Management

November 16, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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For questions, contact Roz Tucker at rtucker@atlantaregional.com

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