ACL Webinar: Intergenerational Connections Help Build Healthy and Prosperous Communities

Event Start Date: April 04, 2019 - 6:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: April 04, 2019 - 7:00 PM EDT

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When older adults are actively involved and engaged in their community while participating in intergenerational programs, it benefits both older adults and the teens or children with whom they interact.

In this webinar, you will hear from public health and government officials, as well as aging and volunteer community leaders. They will provide an overview of the role intergenerational programs play in building healthy communities, discuss the federal programs and initiatives that focus on boosting older adult community engagement, highlight new research on the health benefits of volunteering, and share how intergenerational programs promote community engagement in boosting resilience.

Featured Speakers

  • Jerome M. Adams, 20th Surgeon General of the United States, Vice Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
  • Lance Robertson, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator, Administration for Community Living
  • Debbie Cox Roush, Director, Senior Corps, Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Kimberly Gallo, Director Aging and Adult Services, County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency
  • Pam Plimpton, Intergenerational Coordinator, Aging & Independence Services, County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency
  • Cheryl Christmas, Project Director, DC Senior Corps Foster Grandparent Program