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June 2015

Talk of Ages Summit

June 8, 2015
Lasell College DeWitt Hall, #80 Maple Street off of Woodland Road
Newton, MA 02466 United States
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Join fellow educators to discuss the implications of age demographics in Massachusetts high education, learn new strategies for integrating aging content and intergenerational activities into your courses, and help to shape a vision for aging education and age-friendly campuses in our state. 

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October 2015

Senior Centers Welcoming People of All Ages: Ideas for Effective Intergenerational Programs (Presentation)

October 8, 2015 @ 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Sturbridge Host Hotel, 366 Main Street01566
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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Many senior centers have found creative and effective ways to include people of all ages, especially the communities' youngest citizens.  Come to a session at the MCOA 2015 Fall Conference led by Andrea J. Fonte Weaver, founder and executive director of Bridges Together, Inc., to learn about easy-to-implement programs and ways to get started in intergenerational programming. Monica Romig, Bridges Together, Inc.'s intergenerational facilitator, will co-present with Andrea. To register for the MCOA Fall Conference, click here.  

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Engaging the Bookend Generations in Meaningful Programs (Presentation)

October 26, 2015
Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown, 700 Elm St. 03101
Manchester, NH 03101 United States

Join us for this session at the New England Library Association Conference that will be led by Andrea J. Fonte Weaver, founder and executive director of Bridges Together, Inc. More and more librarians are creating intergenerational opportunities specifically for seasoned adults and children to engage in meaningful ways. Learn about the benefits and key components of creating strong programs that reach the youngest and oldest library patrons. To register for the conference, click here.

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October 2018

MCOA’s 2018 Fall Conference “Reframing Aging”

October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018
Sea Crest Hotel & Conference Center Falmouth, MA United States + Google Map

This 3-day event is jointly offered with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; represented here by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, the MA Department of Public Health, the MA Department of Mental Health, the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, the MA Commission for the Blind, the MA Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, and the MA Office of Consumer…

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November 2018

Alliance for Retired Americans Convention

November 13, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Flamingo Hotel

Andrea J. Fonte Weaver to present on "Building Intergenerational Alliances: The Art & Science".

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Gerontological Society of America’s 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting

November 14, 2018 - November 18, 2018
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center

Andrea J. Fonte Weaver to present on "The Age-Friendly University (AFU) Initiative: Higher Education Meeting the Needs of Aging Populations"

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April 2019

American Society on Aging Conference

April 17, 2019
American Society on Aging New Orleans, Louisiana

Andrea J Fonte Weaver of Bridges Together and Barbara Morin BRIDGES Volunteer Coordinator for West Springfield, MA will be co-presenting at the ASA Conference.

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Massachusetts Gerontology Association Spring Forum on Aging

April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Non Profit Center, 89 South St.
Boston, MA 02111 United States

Save the date!  This year's Forum is a springboard for MGA's focus on connecting a broad range of disciplines to opportunities in the field of aging. When we speak across areas of expertise, institutions, and organizations outside of the aging network, we create new pathways to improve life for older people. We aim to show how bringing together unusual suspects is a necessary step in expanding outreach and engaging professionals to work in aging.  

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May 2019

Age & Dementia Friendly Cape Ann Community Summit

May 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Elks at Bass Rocks, 101 Atlantic Road
Gloucester, MA 01930
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Andrea will be speaking at this summit. The summit will include introducing the Age & Dementia Friendly Cape Ann Action Plan.

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September 2019

The Intergenerational Symposium: Developing Your Toolbox

September 20, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 2:30 pm
Lasell College DeWitt Hall, #80 Maple Street off of Woodland Road
Newton, MA 02466 United States
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