Senior centers can use social capital to effect policy change to create sustained growth. This webinar will present some practical steps centers can take including being counted, sharing evidence-based practices, diversifying funding plans, having strength in numbers, using advocacy, having a broad (not just health) focus, including businesses, and reclaiming the senior-center name.
About the presenter
Dr. Joyce Weil is an assistant professor of Gerontology at the University of Northern Colorado. Her work centers around aging-in-place in many settings, senior centers, and social support and wellbeing. She has worked in applied health research settings, consulted for statistical and international organizations, and presents at national gerontological organizations. In addition to journal articles, she is the author of The New Neighborhood Senior Center, Rutgers University Press, and co-editor of Race and the Lifecourse, Palgrave Macmillan