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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.

 

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The Sloan Network on Aging & Work has hosted a one-day preconference at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida, November 18, on the theme: Change in the Meaning and Experience of Work in Later Life.  Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes presented a keynote address, The Research Network as a Disruptive Structure.  Three additional panels included speakers from the U.S. and beyond who addressed various aspects of:

The New Good to Great:

·       The Power of the Engaged Later Life;

·       Optimizing Work in Later Life; and

·       Older Workers in a Changing World. 

The Sloan Network on Aging & Work is an international, multidisciplinary organization with over 95 members from 15 different countries.  For more information, please contact Jacquelyn James, jamesjc@bc.edu; to register for the preconference, please go to the following link-- https://www.geron.org/meetings-events/gsa-annual-scientific-meeting/registration