Browse “Aging Service Organization”

There’s Always Hope

From the website:

There’s Always Hope is a San Francisco and Honolulu-based firm specializing in promoting age-friendly environments positive aging and better health span. We do this by helping people enrich their life and career through personal enrichment, health education and professional development programs.

Wartburg’s Council for Creative Aging & Lifelong Learning

From the website:

Wartburg’s Council for Creative Aging & Lifelong Learning allows nearly 500 seniors in our Westchester, NY, assisted living, memory care, nursing home and home health care programs to express themselves through art, song, theater, poetry and oral histories. The classes are customized to best meet the diverse physical and cognitive abilities of each group.

National Council on Aging

From the website:

We believe aging well is something every American deserves—regardless of gender, color, sexuality, income, or zip code. We will deliver the resources, tools, best practices, and advocacy our nation needs to ensure that every person can age with health and financial security. That’s our renewed promise to you. You have an even stronger ally. Because aging well for all is a matter of equity. A matter of dignity. And a matter of justice.

Transforming Life After 50: Resources

From the website:

We have gathered, and continue to collect, bibliographic and electronic resources on various topics specific to mid-life adults and aging in our TLA50 Resources Database. We invite you to use this database to locate resources for use in your own work.

Transforming Life After 50: Partnerships and Collaborations

From the course description:

As a result of the Partnerships and Collaborations course, the third course in the Transforming Life After 50 (TLA50) Fellowship series, you will be able to:

  • Define what collaborations and partnerships are, and explain their strategic purposes. Explain how they differ from cooperative and coordinated relationships.
  • Understand and utilize the mutual advantages of partnerships.
  • List the factors that are essential to successful collaborations and partnerships and use these in developing collaborations and partnerships.
  • Identify the types of partners and collaborators that will support success in TLA50 programs and engagement strategies.
  • Assess your library’s readiness for collaborations and partnerships. As a result of this assessment, identify steps to improve readiness or enhance future collaborations and partnerships.
  • Target strategic collaborators and partners that will increase your library’s effectiveness in serving and engaging midlife adults 50+.

Transforming Life After 50: Evaluating Results Course

From the course description:

Evaluating Results, the fifth course in the Transforming Life After 50 (TLA50) Fellowship series, tackles evaluation techniques after library programs already exist to help determine their impact and effectiveness.

As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how important it is to evaluate the effectiveness of library programs.
  • Develop measurable objectives and outcomes as the first step to effectively evaluating a library program.
  • Distinguish the advantages of various evaluation methods, including observation, focus groups, and counting outputs.
  • Utilize appropriate techniques and create valid instruments to evaluate library programs.
  • Tabulate and interpret the data collected through program evaluation.
  • Present program evaluation data in a coherent and appealing manner to relevant stakeholders and potential funders.