Website Recognized with Rebranding Aging Award
The Transforming Life After 50 website has been selected as one of three winners of the International Council on Active Aging's best website for rebranding aging! The award will be officially presented at the Active Aging Conference in New Orleans on Thursday, November 29, 2012.
Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America
A recent publication compiled by the Stanford Center on Longevity addresses an emerging trend to age in place. Experts on aging, architecture, construction, health, finance, and politics offer an overview of the possibilities and challenges in
helping seniors live independently to a very old age. Covers a wide range of smart solutions, including planning new communities that work well for people of all ages. For more information.
ALA ANNUAL 2012
At the ALA Conference in Anaheim this past June, Tony Sarmiento, Senior Services America (handout pdf); Susan Hildreth, Institute of Museum and Library Services (handout 1 pdf and handout 2 pdf); Suzanne Flint, California State Library (handout pdf); and Jane Salisbury, Multnomah County Library (handout pdf) presented on "How Libraries are Meeting the Needs of Baby Boomers and Older Adults."
Get Involved: Powered By Your Library initiative
The Get involved: Powered By Your Library initiative announced at PLA that the state of Idaho is joining the VolunteerMatch partnership and branded website http://californialibraries.volunteermatch.org that aggregates skilled volunteer opportunities in libraries and in causes (such as literacy) that libraries care about. For more information, contact Carla Lehn, Library Programs Consultant, California State Library at email@example.com.
TLA50 In Your State
Are you interested in replicating or adopting a modified version of TLA50 approaches in your state? If so, contact Stephen Ristau, TLA50 Project Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A panel of organizers and fellows provided an overview of the TLA50 IMLS Fellowship and its local impact at PLA2012 in Philadelphia - see presentation pdf and audio podcast. For more information, contact Stephen Ristau, project consultant, at email@example.com or Suzanne Flint, Library Programs Consultant, California State Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join TLA50 On Facebook
Join the growing community of TLA50 practice on our Facebook site www.facebook.com/TLA50. Spread the word and join in the conversation!