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Ripples E-Newsletter: Spring Edition
Careers in Aging Week Award Winners: Learn about the Social Work focused events that won an award
Hartford Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Excellence: Working to infuse communities with evidence-based practice change
GSWI Connect: An Online Platform to Connect Geriatric Social Workers

The National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence continues the work of the Geriatric Social Work Initiative by translating new knowledge and models into improved social work practice and policy, particularly around the health care of older adults.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

  • Hartford National Center to Host Workshops at GSA Annual Meeting

    At this year’s GSA Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC the Hartford National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence will be sponsoring two excellent pre-conference workshops for attendees. The first, Accelerating Translation of Knowledge to Community Practices for Older Adults: Aging with Disabilities workshop, will encourage participants to assess and clarify the state of translational research and identifying the next logical steps in intervention development, adaptation, implementation and dissemination research regarding aging with disabilities. The second, the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Mentoring Institute, aims to provide junior level social work faculty with a clear cut method of establishing strong, productive mentoring ties. 

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Current Issues In Aging

2015 White House Conference on Aging
The White House has announced that they will be holding a 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which will focus on retirement security, long term care services, healthy aging, and elder abuse. To learn more about the White House's plans around the conference, click here to read their latest press release.

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