Northern New England Connects – Engaging Volunteers
Wednesday, March 6, 2024  2:00-3:00PM
Virtual Event

Boundaries and Confidentiality. Volunteers often work with our clients and communities directly, and ensuring volunteers are well trained and prepared to set and hold boundaries and respect confidentiality are important for both risk management and preventing volunteer burnout. Join others in a safe and welcoming space to talk about training, strategies, challenges and successes.

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CHEF Cross-Border Conversation: Parks and Recreation
Monday, March 11, 2024  10:00-11:30AM
Virtual Event

This program is generously sponsored by Hannaford Supermarkets.

Join the Tri-State Learning Collaborative on Aging as we bring together representatives working with older adults through parks and recreation organizations in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire. How are we engaging older adults through dynamic programing that strengthens social connections? Let’s get together to share information across borders, build stronger relationships, and highlight replicable, successful programming.
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Beyond Books: Libraries as Community Connectors for Older Adults
Tuesday, March 12, 2024  2:00-3:30PM
Virtual Event

Libraries are often considered a central part of a community, especially in rural areas. At their core purpose, a library offers resources to its patrons, but what those resources are and how they are offered can vary from one library to the next. Join us as we hear about how libraries are tailoring their resources and building community partnerships to meet the unique needs and interests of older adults in their communities.
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Northern New England Connects – Age-Positive Policy
Wednesday, March 13, 2024  2:00-3:00PM
Virtual Event

Food Access and Nutrition Benefits for Older People. Join folks from across our region for an informal and interactive networking conversation on policy and advocacy around food access and nutrition benefits for older adults. What policy wins have occurred in your state? What replicable initiatives are you focusing on? What is frustrating? Make connections with people doing the same work in other states on SNAP, the Senior Farmers’ Market Program, Commodity Supplemental Food, Meals on Wheels, and congregate dining.

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CHEF Webinar: Building Community through Intergenerational Programs
Tuesday, March 26, 2024  2:00-3:30PM
Virtual Event

This program is generously sponsored by Hannaford Supermarkets.

Intergenerational programming can improve both the physical and mental health of older adults. Implementing program-based and place-based intergenerational activities supports and contributes to social relationships across generations, creating positive perceptions and benefits for all ages involved. How are organizations engaging people in different generations to interact in meaningful ways? How are we creating opportunities and spaces for folks of varying ages to learn from one another and see each other as resources? 

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