June 21: Members Only Meeting *ROOM 350

PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE – WE WILL BE IN ROOM 350 THIS MONTH

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 3rd Floor (Room 350)
Please note we have a new parking location at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St).

The topic of this year’s members only meeting is:

How to move forward: Making time to focus on your own career

Are you unsure of a career path? Do you feel pulled in multiple directions and don’t seem to have time to think about your own future? Join us in a session led by Margaret Leipsitz and learn about career development and transition. Margaret brings over twenty five years of professional experience working in business, foundations, non-profits and government to the conversation.  Topics covered include: understanding your career passion, identifying your strengths, developing transferable skills and how to build a network when you are strapped for time.

Margaret Leipsitz is the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for the Newton Department of Senior Services. She worked at the John F. Kennedy Library, Putnam Investments, and the Children’s Museum and has consulted on various strategic planning efforts for cities and foundations.

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April 19: Jody Gastfriend, Care.com *ROOM 450

PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE – WE WILL BE IN ROOM 450 THIS MONTH

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 4th Floor (Room 450)
Please note we have a new parking location at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St).

Join us as we hear from Jody Gastfriend, VP of Care Management at Care.com. She will be discussing how technology can be a tool for older adults, as well as how to make technology accessible to older adults and how to reach the older adult consumer.

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March 15: March Mentor Madness *ROOM 450

PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE – WE WILL BE IN ROOM 450 THIS MONTH

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 4th Floor (Room 450)
Please note we have a new parking location at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St).

The Boston Bridge Mentorship Program matches leaders in the field of aging with emerging leaders in a member’s area of interest.  This is a great way to connect with a leader about advancing your career.  Some of our mentors who will speak this evening are:  Andrea Cohen, Co-founder & CEO of HouseWorks, Kathleen McInnes-Dittrich, Associate Professor and Chair of the Older Adults and Families Concentration at the Boston College School of Social Work, and Aline Russotto, Executive Director of Orchard Cove.

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February 15: Dr. Schreiber, Medical Director of Evidence-based Programs at Hebrew SeniorLife *ROOM 650

PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE – WE WILL BE IN ROOM 650 THIS MONTH

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 6th Floor (Room 650)
Please note we have a new parking location at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St).

Join us as we hear from Dr. Schreiber, Medical Director of Evidence-based Programs at Hebrew SeniorLife. He will be discussing whether we can build a sustainable healthcare system that meets the needs of older adults.

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January 18: Dr. Chaiwoo Lee, MIT AgeLab

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 3rd Floor (Room 350)
Please note we have a new parking location at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St).

Join us as we hear from Dr. Chaiwoo Lee, a Research Scientist from the MIT AgeLab. She has recently completed a study for the AgeLab on family caregiving and will be reporting her findings to us. The study explores how people across generations adopt, use and experience new technologies, products and services in caregiving.

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