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Shift Happens: Forging Connections in New Ways

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM
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September 28 is National Good Neighbor Day. What a perfect time to look beyond the lost connections of the pandemic to address social isolation and forge friendships across Massachusetts. Hear from keynote speaker Marc Freedman, Founder and Co-CEO of Encore.org, on the importance of "embracing shift" as we move toward a co-generational approach to healthy aging and problem-solving in the community. Learn from other speakers and panelists what they are doing to end loneliness and social isolation and how you can help.

Offered by the Massachusetts Taskforce to End Loneliness and Build Community, convened by AARP Massachusetts and the UMass Boston Gerontology Institute. The Taskforce is made up of state and municipal employees, academic institutions, and other organizations who share a common commitment to end loneliness and isolation for older people across Massachusetts.