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February 2019

Massachusetts Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

February 13, 2019
The Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Andrea Fonte Weaver will be hosting a presentation

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Society of Certified Senior Advisors

February 21, 2019
Society of Certified Senior Advisors

Workshop with Andrea Fonte Weaver

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March 2019

Marc Freedman’s National Book Tour

March 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Bridges Together is a proud partner for this event.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Workshop

March 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Andrea will be presenting on tips to nurture the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren.

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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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Jenks Center

April 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jenks Center Winchester, MA

Are You Ready for 2025? Join us for this dynamic presentation, when Andrea J. Fonte Weaver will share her journey from being a first-generation American to becoming a nationally renowned crusader helping people prepare for 2025. Hear how science has shown that our attitudes about aging and relationships with younger people can help us live longer and healthier lives!

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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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October 2019

Jenks Symposium: What Are Age-Friendly Communities & How Does Winchester Become One?

October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This year’s Symposium will highlight a very timely and important topic:  the development of age-friendly/dementia-friendly communities. Both encourage active aging by promoting opportunities and fostering social and physical environments that support all ages and abilities. Our speakers include: Lisa Wong/Town Manager, Antron Watson/AARP, Frank Caro and Ruthann Dobek/Brookline’s Age Friendly Network, Francis Goyes Flor/MA Housing, Andrea Weaver/ Bridges Together, James Fuccione/MA Healthy Aging Collaborative, Patty Sullivan/Dementia Friendly MA.

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