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Online Doc RSS Library Services to an Aging Population Meeting Minutes - Midwinter-1/22/2017

by Fatima Perkins on Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 10:11 am

Midwinter Meeting Minutes. Meeting held Sunday, January 22,2017.

Agenda items:

Guidelines, 2017 ALA Annual Program, Article Topics, and Revamp of Keys to Engaging Older Adults @your library.

 

Online Doc RSS Library Services to an Aging Population Meeting Minutes 11- 2016

by Fatima Perkins on Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 10:07 am

RSS Library Services to an Aging Population Meeting Minutes 11- 2016

Discussion Reframing Aging and Impact on Services to Older Adults

by Fatima Perkins on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 12:20 pm

Greetings Everyone,

We have uploaded two very informative and thought provoking documents into our files. If you have an interest in services to a mature population, you will definitely want to take a look. The documents are:

  • Revera Report on Ageism-Independence and Choice
  • Reframing Aging, Tony Sarmiento, Executive Senior Service America Inc.

We look forward to any discussion these documents may generate on the topic of ageism and how it impacts the work of libraries.

Warmest Regards,

Greetings Everyone,

We have uploaded two very informative and thought provoking documents into our files. If you have an interest in services to a mature population, you will definitely want to take a look. The documents are:

  • Revera Report on Ageism-Independence and Choice
  • Reframing Aging, Tony Sarmiento, Executive Senior Service America Inc.

We look forward to any discussion these documents may generate on the topic of ageism and how it impacts the work of libraries.

Warmest Regards,

Fatima, Chair of Library Services to Aging Populations

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File Reframing-Aging---2016-SrCorps-Training-Event

by Fatima Perkins on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm

PDF File, 1.13 MB

File Independence_and_Choice_Report_2016-pdf

by Fatima Perkins on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm

PDF File, 2.13 MB

Online Doc RSS Library Services to an Aging Population Meeting 6-25-2016

by Fatima Perkins on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:59 am

Hello Everyone,

What a great meeting we had at 2016 ALA Annual. Today, I am posting the meeting minutes.Hope you will have an opportunity to look at what the committee has been doing and some of our planned activities. Please feel free to give feedback or suggest other endeavors you believe our committee should consider.

Reminder, Committee meeting at 3 PM, today - Thursday, July 28th at 3 PM EST.

Best to all, Fatima Perkins, Chair

 

Discussion Guidelines for Library Services with 50+ Audience: Best Practices -- Draft Revision of Guidelines 2016

by Fatima Perkins on Sat, May 28, 2016 at 01:48 pm

Good Afternoon Everyone,

We hope you are all having a wonderful weekend! Our team - Library Services to an Aging Population Committee has completed its revisions to the Guidelines for Library Services with 50+ Audience: Best Practices.

We are posting our revisions for general public comment and feedback. If you are interested in providing feedback please do so by posting your comments and/or communicating with Fatima Perkins, Chair at fperkins@psa10a.org.

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Fatima

 

 

Good Afternoon Everyone,

We hope you are all having a wonderful weekend! Our team - Library Services to an Aging Population Committee has completed its revisions to the Guidelines for Library Services with 50+ Audience: Best Practices.

We are posting our revisions for general public comment and feedback. If you are interested in providing feedback please do so by posting your comments and/or communicating with Fatima Perkins, Chair at fperkins@psa10a.org.

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Fatima

 

 

 

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Discussion Revamp of ALA Toolkit - Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ your library

by Fatima Perkins on Sat, May 14, 2016 at 12:35 pm

 Greetings Everyone,

We just had our committee meeting on Thursday, May 12th. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend. As discussed, we have tons of opportunities that we need to explore. Let's spring into success this year!

The Committee has been asked to assist with revamping the ALA Toolkit- Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ your library. The toolkit is attached and a link to the toolkit is provided below. Please take the time to review the toolkit and provide feedback.

 Greetings Everyone,

We just had our committee meeting on Thursday, May 12th. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend. As discussed, we have tons of opportunities that we need to explore. Let's spring into success this year!

The Committee has been asked to assist with revamping the ALA Toolkit- Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ your library. The toolkit is attached and a link to the toolkit is provided below. Please take the time to review the toolkit and provide feedback.

http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/toolkits/olderadults

Our first feedback/review meeting is scheduled for Tuesday May 24th at 2pm CT/3pm ET. The call in information: Toll Free Number: 866-801-5789 Participant Passcode: 78965432

Looking forward to seeing you at annual!

Fatima Perkins, Chair

 

 

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Online Doc RSS Library Services to an Aging Population Minutes May 2016

by Fatima Perkins on Sat, May 14, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Hello Everyone,

The Committee met on Thursday, May 12th at 3 PM /EST. See posted minutes.

Best to all,

Fatima Perkins, Chair

 

 

 

 

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To explore ways of providing information and education on the subject and its problems for the profession and for the layperson who works with this group facilitating the use of library service by the aged, continually exploring ways of making library service to the aged more effective.

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