This virtual conversation is a chance for all of us to uncover and increase awareness and understanding of the subtle and not-so-subtle instances of ageism. Moderators will facilitate small group conversations around ageism. We will all reconvene at the end of the small group discussions.
Participants are requested to complete Harvard’s Implicit Bias test for age
prior to the event: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html
This conversation will be moderated by Lois Ricci, RN, Ph.D., who has served as a geriatric Nurse Practitioner and a college educator for over 40 years. She is an adjunct professor at Kennesaw State University, a facilitator for evidence-based classes at the Atlanta Regional Commission, a facilitator for the AARP/university partnership Disrupt Aging Classroom program, and consults with Long-term Care Communities. She chairs the Tucker, GA Civic Association’s Lifelong Community/Age-Friendly project. In her spare time, she is learning to play bridge.