CT Commission on Aging
  Roundtable Discussion on September 9th- The Older Worker: Challenges and Opportunities

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.

 
New London Bank St 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.
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JES at CEAN forum

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. 
Watch the video
Read our "Inside the Dome" report
Read our blog on the legislative session

   
www.livableCT.org 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
Visit www.LivableCT.org
View the 2014 Annual Report or Download the PDF