Adults age 50 and up are often avid library users and supporters … but libraries often don’t give them the programming and support they provide other age groups. In this interactive and informative program, you will learn about trends and impacts of this important demographic and how your library can support community-building, lifelong learning and social engagement!
Attendees will learn gain:
An increased empathy and appreciation for themselves and others who are aging
Greater awareness of trends pertaining to aging (sociological, health, economic, technology, innovations)
Greater knowledge of possible library programs and services for older adults
Original broadcast October 22, 2019
Biography ~ Wendy Pender
In addition to her MLS from the University of Pittsburgh, Wendy has a Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Washington. She has over 25 years of experience as a librarian and branch manager, and now serves as Older Adults Program Coordinator at the King County Library System (KCLS) in Washington State, one of the largest and busiest library systems in the U.S. In her spare time she loves to make music and motorcycle across our beautiful country!