Category Archives: Events

Community Conversation: Aging in Miami-Dade – Thurs. June 23 @ Arcola Lakes Senior Center

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ECONversations Webcast: The Graying of the American Economy – May 18, 2016

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The number of Americans age 65 and older will nearly double between 2010 and 2030. A decline in working-age taxpayers and increased demand for entitlements will pressure public programs aimed at older people as labor-force growth slows. What will this shift mean for the nation’s economy, and what are other implications of this demographic wave?…

New Webinar: Call to Action: Paths to Walkable Communities

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Date and Time: May 12, 2016 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Webinar Title: “Call to Action: Paths to Walkable Communities” About the Webinar The release of the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015 was a watershed moment for the walking movement. Its release provided leadership and motivation for…

Webinar: Elder Economic Disparity: The Problem and Workable Approaches – April 22

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Conversations with GIA: Elder Economic Disparity: The Problem and Workable Approaches April 22, 2016 2 pm–3 pm Eastern Economic insecurity is a real problem for many older adults who lack the money to have decent housing, affordable health care, food, and transportation. This economic insecurity can lead to homelessness, poor health, social isolation, malnutrition, and…

APHA Webinar: Demonstrating health impacts of transportation decisions

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APHA Webinar: Demonstrating health impacts of transportation decisions Date:Tue, Mar 22, 2016 Time:01:00 PM EDT Duration:1 hour 30 minutes Register and Learn more:

Older Adult Driving Safety: An Overview – March 7

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Under a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has just published the Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, a free online guide that walks clinicians through key issues, opportunities, and challenges faced by older drivers and the healthcare professionals who care for them. As a…

THURSDAY: Living & Moving in Miami (& Being Able To Afford It)

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South Florida has been labeled the “least affordable region in America.” Our multifaceted transportation and housing challenges threaten to undermine the region’s ability to attract talent, sustain growing tech and entrepreneurial sectors and provide equitable opportunities for most of its residents. Join AIA Miami and our partners in a conversation with special guest Ismael Guerrero,…

Elder Mobility Event on 3/31/16

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Attend an upcoming free workshop on Thursday, March 31, 2016 hosted by the Elder Issues/Mayor’s Initiative on Aging Committee of the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade that will be held in the Arcola Lakes Senior Center from 9:30am – 12:00pm.  Click here to download more information.

Join the discussion on elder mobility on Feb 29, 8:30am-12:30pm

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A Leap Into Elder Mobility: Conversations on Access & Choice Defining transportation needs and issues Identifying resources Exploring opportunities for improvement Speakers include Alice Bravo, Director of Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works, Gail Holley from the Florida Department of Transportation and Margie Lee from AARP. This free workshop hosted by the Elder…

Lead Agencies

Our partners include the following lead agencies: AARP Florida, Alliance for Aging, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, Health Foundation of South Florida, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization, United Way of Miami-Dade, and Urban Health Partnerships.

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