Stakeholder Convenings

Building a Coordinated Age-Friendly Ecosystem:
A 3-Part Series of Working Discussions

The Age-Friendly Institute, together with The John A. Hartford Foundation and the International Longevity Centre, hosted a three part series of events called  “Building a Coordinated Age-Friendly Ecosystem: A Working Discussion.”  The purpose of these virtual convenings was to combine insights to create and promote a unified language and measurement strategy in support of a coordinated Age-Friendly Ecosystem. 

The December 16, 2020 and March 10, 2021 events involved over forty recognized leaders who are working to advance age-friendly initiatives in public health, health systems, community, academia and employment.  It was moderated by Alice Bonner, former Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Senior Advisor for Aging with The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Adjunct Faculty, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

Participating Organizations

  • AARP
  • Administration for Community Living (ACL)
  • Age Friendly Foundation
  • Brown University School of Public Health
  • Dublin City University
  • Education Development Corporation
  • George Washington University School of Nursing
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
  • International Federation on Ageing
  • International Longevity Centre-Brazil
  • John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Lasell Village
  • Mass General Brigham
  • Milken Institute
  • Michigan Health Endowment Fund
  • New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) 
  • Florida Department of Health (Seminole County)
  • New Jersey Department of Health
  • Rush University Medical Center
  •  The SCAN Foundation
  • Trust for America’s Health
  • University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • University of New South Wales (UNSW)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
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