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June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Eric S. Dobkin Boardroom, SAR
660 Garcia St
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Lindsay Archuleta

This salon has reached capacity.

Concluding the 2018–2019 Creative Thought Forum theme of tradition and innovation, SAR presents our Summer Salons: conversation-style discussions exploring topics of broad social concern with leading experts. Learn more about the Creative Thought Forum which invites participants into a meaningful dialogue with speakers and provides an opportunity for discussions on existing assumptions and evolving perspectives.

Salon Description

Aging in Place: Challenges and Prospects
with Jessica Robbins, Annette Leibing, Aaron Seaman, and Agnes Vallejos
Support provided by the Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Foundation

From home modifications to remote care-giving technologies, what is the future of aging in place? Defined by a desire to live independently in a home or community, aging in place has historic roots across cultures, but changing practices and varying economic circumstances, both in the US and abroad, have given rise to a new world of aging in the 21st century. In this extended summer salon, four experts share insights and provide tangible examples of aging in place and ask what anthropology can teach us about the influence of social differences—race, ethnicity, class, and gender—on aging populations and the communities that support them.

Jessica Robbins is Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Wayne State University;

Annette Leibing is Professor, Medical Anthropology, Université de Montréal;

Aaron Seaman is Associate of Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa;

Agnes Vallejos is Social Services Division Manager, Department of Senior Affairs, City of Albuquerque.

Free to SAR members with priority registration given at the Chaco level and higher. If you are not a member at this level and would like to join or upgrade membership to participate, please join here. Limited to 25 people. 

This salon has reached capacity. For information about future salons or further questions please contact Meredith Davidson 505-954-7223 davidson@sarsf.org.