◂  November 2017

Engaging Aging: Women's Equity Forum

Published by: aaron


Seattle City Hall
600 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104


FREE (pre-registration required)
Graphic for the Engaging Aging women's equity forum on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Seattle City Hall. For more information, e-mail age friendly at Seattle dot gov.

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“Engaging Aging” is an Age Friendly Seattle forum about women and optimal aging in Seattle.

The event opens with a resource fair (3 p.m.).

The program includes a keynote presentation by LueRachelle Brim-Atkins, Brim-Donohoe & Associates, about the “triple whammy” of ageism, racism, and sexism. Eight lightning talk presenters will discuss other topics of interest to women:

  • DeAnn Alcantara-Thompson, Coalition to End Gender-Based Violence (“Preventing Gender Based Violence”)
  • Marigrace Becker, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center (“Keep Moving, Stay Connected, Live Well with Memory Loss”)
  • Patty Hayes, Public Health—Seattle & King
    County (“Longevity, Equity, and Healthy Aging”)
  • Lynda Hunter, City of Seattle (“Finding Employment When You’re Female, Fabulous, and Fifty-plus”)
  • Sharonn Meeks, Washington State Housing Finance Commission (“Pushing the Re-Set Button: Taking the Stigma Off of Housing Options”)
  • Anu Orebiyi, African American Elders Program, Catholic Community Services (“You’re Not Alone: Avoiding Loneliness in Later Life”)
  • Jennifer Romich, University of Washington (“Women and Economic Insecurity: Advocacy and Policy Solutions”)
  • Dolores Maria Rossman, Rossman-Guerrero y Asociados (“Caregiving: So Rewarding … and Oh, So Stressful”)

This event is FREE; however, pre-registration is required so that sufficient food and seating can be arranged. Pre-register to attend on Survey Monkey (click here).

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