Rabb School of Continuing Studies
Adventures in Creative Retirement: Health, Housing, and Community
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Ruth Finkelstein, Ph.D., Columbia University

Susannah Fox, Researcher, Health, Internet & Technology

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View the Agenda, including two keynotes and other exciting events.

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Brandeis University

Hassenfeld Conference Center, Brandeis University, located 9 miles from Boston. 

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SPEAKERS

Ruth F

Ruth Finkelstein 

Associate Director
Robert N. Butler Aging Center, Columbia University
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University
New York. NY
A Bio for Professor Finkelstein


Susannah FoxSusannah Fox

Researcher, Health, Internet & Technology
Chief Technology Officer
United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2015 - 2017
Associate Director
Pew Research Center
Health, Internet & Technology Portfolio, 2000 - 2014
Profiles of Ms. Fox's work: Washington Post and Wall Street Journal





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AGENDA FOR ADVENTURES IN CREATIVE RETIREMENT 

8:00 - 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:50am Keynote (Health)

“Growing Older in the American City: What We Have Now, and What We Ought to Fight Like Hell to Get by 2030”

Ruth Finkelstein

Ruth Finkelstein, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Robert N. Butler Aging Center
Assistant Professor of Health Management, Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University
New York, NY




10:00 - 11:15am Breakout Sessions

  • The Healthy Aging City: The Best Places to Live  
  • Working in Retirement: The Gig Economy and You
  • A Volunteer Career: Giving Back and Getting Even More
  • Healthy Aging in Practice: The Benefits of Tai Chi

Featured Breakout Leaders: 

Stay Tuned for More Featured Leaders Coming Soon!

Peter Wayne           Jennifer Molinsky           Lynda BUssgang       

11:15am to 12:50pm Expos and Demonstrations

  • Networking in the Exhibit Hall
  • Passport Circuit
  • Mainstage Demos
  • Coffee and Buffet Brunch

1:00 - 1:50 pm Keynote (Housing)

"The Innovative Retirement Residence of the Future: the Wired World, Robotics, and Home Health Care Delivery," Susannah Fox, Former CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

SusannaH Fox

Susannah Fox
Researcher, Health, Internet & Technology
Chief Technology Officer
United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2015 - 2017
Associate Director
Pew Research Center
Health, Internet & Technology Portfolio, 2000 - 2014


2:00 to 2:50pm Breakout Sessions

  • Options in Healthy Aging Home Design
  • Options in Creative Retirement Community
  • The Internet of Things in the “Boomer” Home of the Future
  • Making Community Primary in Creative Retirement

3:00p Expo Reception and Passport Drawing

3:30p Depart Conference


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Venue 

Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

Directions to Campus

View an interactive campus map highlighting the Hassenfeld Conference Center.

Map for the Hassenfeld Conference Center



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Register

Registration is now open! If you register before August 1, the fee is $150. Beginning August 1, the fee will be $175.
 
Your Registration Fee Includes:
  • Access to the full program including keynotes, breakout sessions, and exhibitor demos
  • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks
  • All program materials
  • Parking with shuttle service
Click here to register.
 
If you need assistance with registration, please contact Matthew Medeiros at 781-736-2992 or mmedeiros@brandeis.edu.




Our Sponsors    

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support of this event. 

UBER        WBUR                GPS         

 Hebrew Senior Life        JCHS     EPOCH Senior Living Logo Boston Roybal Center logo

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Hebrew SeniorLife