Roundtable Discussion on
September 9th- The Older Worker: Challenges and
In partnership with U.S. Dept. of Labor, the CoA hosted a discussion with workforce stakeholders at the Legislative Office Building on September 9th. The goal was to help inform an agenda and sharpen a focus on a state, regional and national level which addresses challenges and opportunities facing older workers.
View the CT-N Coverage of the Roundtable. Read the summary of the discussion
2014 Livable Communities Partners Summit: Creating a Framework for Assessing Livability
On September 10th, the Commission convened over 50 expert stakeholders, representing more than 30 organizations, at the State Capitol on September 10th to discuss our framework for creating great places for people to grow up and grow older. Please click here for a meeting summary.
From our blog:
Got Multiple Transit Options and Walkable, Diverse Town
Centers? Boomers and Millennials Want to Move In
Great livable communities are as economically vibrant as they are attractive to a range of residents and visitors-- from young hipsters to baby boomers. Guest blogger Christine Schilke from CT Main Street Center weighs in.
Connecticut Elder Action Network (CEAN) Legislative Wrap-up on Aging-Related Issues
Our Executive Director, Julie Evans Starr, and
Senior Policy Analyst, Deb Migneault, led the CEAN forum reviewing aging-related legislation from this
year's legislative session.
Check out our website: Connecticut for Livable Communities
The site provides ideas and information for community leaders on creating Connecticut towns that are great places to grow up and grow older.
Read the press release
View the 2014 Annual Report or Download the PDF