Type of Content: News
Other Type: Free Webinar
Resource Title: Meaning and Purpose in Later Life: How Age, Race and Other Factors Shape Our Options for Work, Learning, and Civic Engagement
Publication Title: The Future of Aging Coalition (a CNAP Alliance initiative), The Center on Aging & Work at the Boston College School of Social Work, Massachusetts Gerontology Association, Encore Boston Network, and The Rosemary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies.
Publish Date: November 12, 2020 2:30-4:00 pm EST
Does the deck get stacked against some people based simply on who they are and where they were born? Sadly, studies show that this is true, and the disadvantage grows when certain identities, including age, are layered one on top of the other.
Join us to learn how social position shapes our prospects in later life for purpose and meaning, how it affects health, quality of life and life expectancy, and how the pandemic has worsened the disadvantages already faced by many.
Resource URL: https://conta.cc/37c5hyS