Advancing Social Connections for All - A Webinar Hosted by Grantmakers in Aging

Thursday, September 23, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
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In recent decades, older people and people of all ages have experienced soaring rates of social isolation, with profound impacts on health and well-being. Far from being a personal choice, social isolation stems from community designs and systemic injustices that keep people and neighborhoods apart. We must reshape our communities in ways that support meaningful social connection among residents, improve trust between neighbors, and strengthen an overall sense of belonging and community.


  • How philanthropic leaders can support the redesign of community-level systems in order to advance meaningful social connections
  • A recent report by Healthy Places by Design and five recommendations for creating socially connected communities, starting with public spaces, transportation, and housing


Who should attend?

Grantmakers who are funding or interested in the area of aging services and healthy aging. 


Registration is required by September 22nd.

Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above. 

Guests of New York City Aging Funders Group: Please email with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number.  Please indicate by which organizer you were invited.

Please email with any questions.

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