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JUNE 6, 2024

ACTIVE AGING CONVENING



We are pleased to invite you to the
Third Annual Active Aging National Convening


THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2024
NOON- 4 PM ET


This convening will be virtual.


Click HERE to register.

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AGENDA


Noon
Welcome and IntroductionJessica Balboni, Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence, JFNA, and Stuart Himmelfarb, Active Aging Network

12:10
The Landscape of Active Aging: Marc Freedmanfounder and Co-CEO of CoGenerate and Paul IrvingSenior Fellow and Founding Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute, in conversation

1:10
Creating Community—The Antidote to Loneliness: Rhaina Cohenauthor and journalist, and Rabbi Sharon BrousSenior Rabbi, Ikar, and author, in conversation, moderated by 
Rabbi Laura Geller, author and Rabbi Emerita, Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills

2:00
The Jewish Life Tipping Point: Midlife Adult Engagement, Sarah Eisenman
Jewish Federations of North America

2:20
Active Aging Programs—Case Presentations:

Age Friendly Upper West Side: A Blueprint for Older Adult Engagement,
Susan Lechter, The Wechsler Center for Modern Aging, Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan and Rabbi Brian Fink, Engage@Wechsler

OneTable Together--Shabbat Community Building for People Ages 55+, 
Susan Salzman, OneTable Together

Retirement Academy and Camp Cool Age—Reconnecting with Yourself
Through Life's Transitions
Jordan Fruchtman, Lawrence Family JCC, San Diego

Program discussion and Q/A

3:40
Update on B3/Active Aging Network--
the emerging field of active aging and next steps,
Stuart Himmelfarb

3:50
Closing CommentsJessica Balboni, moderator 



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We are proud to present our Convening Partners
(Partner list in formation)

Lead Partners

Jewish Federations of North America

Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan/
Wechsler Center for Modern Aging

Partners

Central Conference of American Rabbis; CoGenerate; Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University; The Cummings Centre (Montreal); The Emergent Network; JCC Association of North America; 
The Jewish Grandparents Network; JPRO; Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies; Rabbinical Assembly; Reconstructing Judaism; Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association; Shomer Collective; Synagogue Village Network; OneTable Together; Union for Reform Judaism; United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism; Yeshivat Chovevei Torah; Yeshivat Maharat;Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

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Zoom details will be sent to all who register.

















Active Aging

Jewish Federations are proud to partner with B3 The Jewish Boomer Platform and the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan/Wechsler Center for Modern Aging

Explore new active aging program models that offer opportunities to find purpose, connection, and community.

"THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF LONGEVITY -- A JEWISH COMMUNAL RESPONSE"

Webinar recorded June 14, 2023.

Welcome & Introduction

Active Aging “Hubs” Creating Coordinated Active Aging Programming—a Panel Discussion

CoGenerate! Breaking Through Silos and Connecting Active Aging with Purpose, Meaning

Next Steps Update on the Active Aging Network Moving Forward

CO-KEYNOTE: S. Jay Olshansky, PhD, and Ken Dychtwald, PhD
Implications of the Longevity Revolution

Judaism, Jewishness and Active Aging—A Panel Discussion

Closing Comments–Ken Dychtwald and S Jay Olshansky