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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November 16: Beth Soltzberg, Memory Cafes

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 Beth Soltzberg, Director of the Alzheimer’s/Related Disorders Family Support Program at Jewish Family and Children’s Service. Beth’s presentation will demonstrate how memory cafés across Massachusetts are helping individuals living with dementia and their care partners to make new social connections, revitalize their time together, and restore a sense of self-efficacy. Beth will also discuss how memory cafés fit within the broader dementia friendly community movement.

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October 19: Harriet Warshaw, The Conversation Project

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 Harriet Warshaw, director of The Conversation Project, and her colleague Zack Rubin. The Conversation Project, which began in 2010, helps people think about and discuss their end-of-life wishes. Come learn about how The Conversation Project started, how it works, and how you can join them in helping people have these difficult decisions.