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Hub Current & Past Events

2024

Breaking the Mold: Synergies Across Older Adult Programming, Senior Centers, and Age-Friendly Community Initiatives in New Jersey  

February 13, 2024

This virtual event featured cross-sectoral perspectives on fostering strong and deliberate partnerships across older adult programs/senior centers and age-friendly community initiatives in New Jersey and was co-hosted by the Rutgers Hub for Aging Collaboration, NJAAW, Silver Linings at Old Bridge, and the Henry and Marylin Taub Foundation. Click here to learn more about the event.

2023

Rutgers Get-Together at GSA 2023

November 9, 2023

The Hub organized the second annual Rutgers Get-Together at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, FL. We look forward to seeing everyone again in Seattle in 2024!

Engaging with Your Local Government through Municipal Committees on Aging

May 11, 2023

Co-sponsored by the Hub, Age-Friendly North Jersey, and OLLI-RU, this hybrid community event featured presentations from academics and age-friendly leaders sharing their experiences creating aging-focused committees in local municipalities in New Jersey. The event focused on how such committees can be used to create positive changes for older residents

Rutgers Day 2023

April 29, 2023

The Hub joined the annual Rutgers Day celebration for the first time! Our team shared information about the Hub and aging, aging-related resources at Rutgers - as well as popcorn.

Careers in Aging 2023

March 31, 2023

Co-sponsored by OLLI-RU and the Hub, the 2023 Careers in Aging event was the launch event for the Hub for Aging Collaboration. Attendees toured OLLI-RU and brainstormed ways to begin intentionally building an aging-focused community among the broader Rutgers community, including current students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni and community partners.

Accessibility in Virtual Programming

March 21, 2023

Co-hosted with the Inclusive Healthy Communities program, the Hub for Aging Collaboration at the Rutgers School of Social Work, the Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and the Digital Accessibility Working Group. This panel conversation explored practice strategies for making virtual programming more accessible for attendees.

2022

Rutgers Get-Together at GSA 2022

November 3, 2022

The first Rutgers Get-Together (Indianapolis, IN)! Organized by the Hub, these gatherings at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting aim to build lasting connections across the diverse aging community at Rutgers. 

Age-Friendly Virtual Fair 2022

September 15, 2022

The Virtual Fair convened individuals doing work related to age-friendly communities in NJ to learn from and connect with one another. The event served to help age-friendly champions across sectors identify opportunities for strengthening each other’s work and the Age-Friendly movement in New Jersey.