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Aging and Disability: Beyond Stereotypes to Inclusion: A Workshop
Date: October 10, 2017 (10:00 AM Eastern)
A workshop exploring how stereotypes and stereotype threat affect older adults and adults with disabilities.
Affordable and Accessible Housing for Vulnerable Older Adults and People with Disabilities Living in the Community: A Workshop
Date: December 12, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Accessible, affordable housing can be a platform for enabling community living, maximizing independence, and promoting positive health outcomes for vulnerable populations. The affordability and availability of this housing, however, is often a major barrier. This one-day public workshop will explore the role of housing as a social determinant of health for older adults and people with disabilities, particularly among people of color and low income groups.
Supporting Community Living and Participation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities: Strengthening the Workforce and Community Infrastructure
Date: June 27, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence - Strengthening the Workforce to Support Community Living and Participation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities: A Workshop
Policy and Research Needs to Maximize Independence and Support Community Living: A Workshop
Date: October 6, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence - Promoting Independence and Community Living: A Workshop
The Personal Care Workforce: Preparing for the Future - An IOM-NRC Workshop
Date: August 14, 2014 (2:00 PM Eastern)
The Personal Care Workforce: Preparing for the Future (Part 1)
Financing Long-Term Services and Supports for Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults: A Workshop
Date: June 12, 2013 (9:00 AM Eastern)
This workshop will examine the financing of long-term services and supports for working-age individuals with disabilities and among individuals who are developing disabilities as they age. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions that will: Provide an overview of the scope and trends of current sources of financing for long-term services and supports for working-age individuals with disabilities and older adults aging into disability, including income supports and personal savings; Consider the role of families, business, and government in financing long-term services and supports; and, Discuss implications of and opportunities for current and innovative approaches.
Public Workshop: Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence
Date: April 23, 2013 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Committee on Priorities for a Public Health Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence will hold its first and only public workshop on April 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Public Workshop on Fostering Independence and Healthy Aging through Technology: December 2012
Date: December 19, 2012 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Public Workshop on Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology sponsored by IOM Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence.
IOM Forum on Aging, Disablity, and Independence: October 2012
Date: October 2, 2012 (9:00 AM Eastern)
A public workshop to be held in conjunction with the second meeting of the IOM-DBASSE Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence.
Meeting 3: Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments
Date: May 14, 2012 - May 15, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An IOM committee will examine the adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) allotments, specifically the (1) the feasibility of establishing an objective, evidence-based, science-driven definition of SNAP benefit adequacy consistent with the program goals of improving food security and access to a healthy diet, and other relevant dimensions of adequacy, and (2) data and analyses needed to support an evidence-based assessment of the adequacy of SNAP allotments