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2015 Center News Archive

Center on Aging & Work and AARP release two new resources for employers

23 November 2015—The Center on Aging & Work, in collaboration with AARP, has launched two new resources for employers: the AARP Workforce Benchmarking Tool and Employer Solutions for Family Caregivers.

The Sloan Network on Aging & Work has hosted a one-day preconference at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida

18 November 2015—The Sloan Network on Aging & Work has hosted a one-day preconference at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida.

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded a 30-month renewal grant to Jacquelyn James for the purpose of continuing to build a multi-disciplinary research network on the study of aging and work.

9 November 2015—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded a 30-month renewal grant to Jacquelyn James, co-director of the Center on Aging & Work, for the purpose of continuing to build a multi-disciplinary research network on the study of aging and work.

Jacquelyn James presented a paper at the Aging and Work Meeting (AWM) at the University of Limerick, Ireland

5 November 2015—Jacquelyn James presented a paper, The Impact of a Time & Place Management Intervention on “Workability,” Retirement Expectations, and Satisfaction with Work-Family Balance at the Aging and Work Meeting (AWM) at the University of Limerick, Ireland

Christina Matz-Costa presented the keynote address at the Boston College Women’s Leadership Council

5 October 2015—Christina Matz-Costa presented the keynote address at the Boston College Women’s Leadership Council, Refining the Journey: What is an Encore and Why is it Important?

Kevin Cahill, research economist at the Center, attended a conference on Extending Working Life

15 September 2015—Kevin Cahill, research economist at the Center, attended a conference on Extending Working Life

The Center welcomed Dr. Hila Axelrad from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, as a Visiting Scholar

31 August 2015—The Center welcomed Dr. Hila Axelrad from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, as a Visiting Scholar

Jacquelyn James, co-director of the Center, presented an invited lecture, "Retirement Security: It's not just about the Money," to Evercore Wealth Management in New York, NY

24 June 2015—Jacquelyn James, co-director of the Center, presented an invited lecture, "Retirement Security: It's not just about the Money," to Evercore Wealth Management in New York, NY

Christina Matz-Costa presented at the first annual conference of the Boston Roybal Center for Active Lifestyle Interventions

19 May 2015—Christina Matz-Costa presented at the first annual conference of the Boston Roybal Center for Active Lifestyle Interventions (http://www.brandeis.edu/roybal/index.html) held at Brandeis University on May 19, 2015

Regional Forum of the White House Conference on Aging

28 May 2015—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Jacquelyn James attended the Regional Forum of the White House Conference on Aging.

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes on “Living Longer: Opportunities for Social Work Research and Policy”

13 January 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, together with Nancy Morrow-Howell, will be featured at the opening plenary session of the Society for Social Work and Research’s (SSWR) annual meeting (Thursday, January 15).