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Jennifer Sasser Facilitates Webinars

Dr. Jennifer Sasser, human sciences department chair and director of the gerontology program at Marylhurst University, will co-facilitate two webinars with Dr. Harry Moody, director of academic affairs for the American Association of Retired Persons.

The Future of Medicare:
Understanding the Issues and Implications

Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PST
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This webinar promises a thoughtful, informed discussion of the difficult challenges we face as a country in reforming Medicare, with particular emphasis on issues and implications that will be important to professionals in the aging service and senior care network and to the clients and families they serve.

The New Aging Marketplace and Its Impact on Older Americans

Thursday, December 13, 2012 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PST
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Americans over the age of 50 already control most of the financial assets of America and command an enormous share of consumer spending. In the next two decades, that proportion of older consumers will grow dramatically. Yet business organizations, inspired by "youth culture," have been slow to recognize this marketplace in all its complexity. In this webinar, we look at the marketplace in terms of distinctive "silver industries" that will grow in years to come: health care, financial services, retirement housing, and travel and hospitality.  We look at opportunities and also at pitfalls, both for business and for older Americans themselves, as we move into this new aging marketplace.

 

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February 02, 2015

Why Did so Many Succumb to the Siren Song of Nazism?

Professor Brian Els, Department of History at University of Portland will speak about how Anthony Doerr’s novel, All the Light We Cannot See, tou...

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February 12, 2015

Gero-Punk Salon

Join Jennifer Sasser, Ph.D., Gero-Punk Project founder, for an evening of engaging discussion. In her words, "To be a gero-punk is to bravely and c...

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February 14, 2015

A-MAIS-ing Voices Series: Loving Yourself into the Perfect Job

With MAIS alum Tom McLaughlin. Join the MAIS community to share, expand and grow through a series that is part "teach-in" and part salon conversa...

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