Date: Thursday, February 24, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Video Conference


Opening Presentation: ELANA KIEFFER, Acting Director for the Center for Healthy Aging, presented on the topic “How to Re-Integrate into Society, Post-Covid”. Please sign up at here to get more updates from the Master Plan for Aging in New York.

Events in Formation for 2022:


Panel Topic: ADA at Thirty: Accessibility Solutions in Historic Structures — Case studies of successful creative projects that extend the useful life and safety of historic buildings that are Landmarked or in an Historic District. The committees involved in this project have decided to make it a one-night panel rather than a daytime workshop – date to be determined. Special Project digital publication on the AIANY website is planned. Joint Event w/ Historic Buildings Committee, Building Codes Committee, Public Architecture Committee.

Panel Topic: Asian Models for Senior Care — Christine and Ted have developed some ideas to further guide and focus our development of this panel which will include a representative from each of three or four major Asian cities. Possible cities: Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, Tokyo. The event is tentatively scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, June 7th and will be a hybrid presentation with a live audience and some speakers in New York as well as other presenters speaking remotely.

Panel Topic: Donna Walcavage, of the DFRR, and the Committee on Design for Aging are planning a joint event called Aging and Climate Change, planned for May. The AARP published an issue with an impact of climate change and increasing disasters on older people. They also have a chapter on this topic in their current policy book.

Other Business: Brian told us about his presentation on Thursday, February 17, to a Round Table considering “This is Living: The Age Friendly Home” sponsored by State Senator Liz Krueger.


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2022 DFA Dates: March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23