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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

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

Online Doc Summary of Current Activities

by Angela Fortin on Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 11:05 am

Library Services to an Aging Population Committee met virtually in November and January. Work continues on updating the “Guidelines for Library Services with Midlife and Older Adults: Best Practices,” with the goal of submitting a draft to the RUSA Standards & Guidelines committee by June. The committee will meet virtually in April (date to be determined) and again at Annual Conference in San Francisco in June.

Online Doc Goals

by Angela Fortin on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 09:46 am

1. Finish draft of "Guidelines for Library Services with Midlife and Older Adults: Best Practices" by end of 2014.

2. Update "Information for Seniors and Caregivers" section of committee website: http://www.ala.org/rusa/contact/rosters/rss/rus-mouaging 

3. Continue to meet quarterly.

Online Doc Summary of Current Activities

by Angela Fortin on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 09:32 am

Library Services to an Aging Population Committee held two meetings at ALA Annual in Las Vegas and worked through the current draft of the “Guidelines for Library Services with Midlife and Older Adults: Best Practices” with the goal of finishing the draft by the end of 2014. The committee also decided to discontinue the recommended websites that was created years ago, and to fold particularly excellent websites into the OLOS Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ Your Library.

Library Services to an Aging Population Committee held two meetings at ALA Annual in Las Vegas and worked through the current draft of the “Guidelines for Library Services with Midlife and Older Adults: Best Practices” with the goal of finishing the draft by the end of 2014. The committee also decided to discontinue the recommended websites that was created years ago, and to fold particularly excellent websites into the OLOS Keys to Engaging Older Adults @ Your Library.

Committee members organized and presented the program Creative Aging @ Your Library, highlighting successful arts programs at public libraries. Approximately 150 people attended, and several signed up to learn more about the committee and its projects.

The committee will meet virtually in October (date to be determined).

 

 

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Online Doc 2014-2015 Roster

by Angela Fortin on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 12:42 pm

Angela Fortin (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Renee Bennett-Kapusniak (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Kristine Countryman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Allan Martin Kleiman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Holly G. Kurtz (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Janet O'Keefe (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Fatima K. Perkins (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Jane S. Salisbury (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)

Online Doc 2013-2014 Roster

by Cynthia Robin Levine on Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 01:17 pm

Abigail L. Elder (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Renee Bennett-Kapusniak (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Abigail L. Elder (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Angela Fortin (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dana M. Lucisano (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Matthew Neer (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Janet Therese O'Keefe (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)

Abigail L. Elder (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Renee Bennett-Kapusniak (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Abigail L. Elder (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Angela Fortin (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dana M. Lucisano (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Matthew Neer (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Janet Therese O'Keefe (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Jane S. Salisbury (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)

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Online Doc Roster - Library Services to an Aging Population Committee

by Abigail Elder on Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 10:23 pm

Catherine Cottle (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

Abigail L. Elder (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Rebecca LaPlante (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Dana M. Lucisano (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Mr. Matthew Neer (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Janet Therese O'Keefe (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

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