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Hub Current & Past Events


Rutgers Virtual Event to Kickoff Older Americans Month 2024  

May 1, 2024

The Hub and OLLI-RU held a joint virtual event to kickoff to Older Americans Month 2024. At this event, entitled "‘I'm Part of Something that Matters’: Exploring What Older Adults Value through their Engagement in Age-Friendly Community Initiatives," we highlighted insights from an upcoming publication exploring what being part of an age-friendly community initiative can mean for older adults. Access the event PowerPoint here.

April 27, 2024

The Hub team had a great time learning at #RutgersDay 2024 with people of all ages under the big tent of the Rutgers School of Social Work! We enjoyed debunking myths about aging, learning about people’s hopes and dreams for their aging selves, and sharing innovative policies and practices for our aging world. Thanks to all for your participation!

March 22, 2024

The inaugural InnovAGING NJ 2024 Summit was a showcase of innovative programs and partnerships improving the lives of older adults and changing the aging norms in New Jersey. 250 attendees joined the event to explore ways of creating a brighter future for aging and health equity in New Jersey. View the program guide here. Explore the presentations through our digital archive of the event. 

March 5, 2024

Hosted by the Rutgers Taskforce and Career Exploration Services, this virtual Career Expo event was designed specifically for Rutgers students interested in exploring and pursuing careers in the aging field. 

Roundtable on Aging Education at Rutgers  

March 1, 2024

The event was the Hub's 2024 Careers in Aging Month kick-off event. This virtual roundtable brought together over 45 people from the Rutgers community with the goal of building a community to advance aging education at Rutgers through an exchange of aging-focused education programs and opportunities. 

Breaking the Mold: Synergies Across Older Adult Programming, Senior Centers, and Age-Friendly Community Initiatives in New Jersey  

February 13, 2024

This virtual event featured cross-sectoral perspectives on fostering strong and deliberate partnerships across older adult programs/senior centers and age-friendly community initiatives in New Jersey and was co-hosted by the Rutgers Hub for Aging Collaboration, NJAAW, Silver Linings at Old Bridge, and the Henry and Marylin Taub Foundation. Click here to learn more about the event.


Rutgers Get-Together at GSA 2023

November 9, 2023

The Hub organized the second annual Rutgers Get-Together at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, FL. We look forward to seeing everyone again in Seattle in 2024!

Engaging with Your Local Government through Municipal Committees on Aging

May 11, 2023

Co-sponsored by the Hub, Age-Friendly North Jersey, and OLLI-RU, this hybrid community event featured presentations from academics and age-friendly leaders sharing their experiences creating aging-focused committees in local municipalities in New Jersey. The event focused on how such committees can be used to create positive changes for older residents

Rutgers Day 2023

April 29, 2023

The Hub joined the annual Rutgers Day celebration for the first time! Our team shared information about the Hub and aging, aging-related resources at Rutgers - as well as popcorn.

Careers in Aging 2023

March 31, 2023

Co-sponsored by OLLI-RU and the Hub, the 2023 Careers in Aging event was the launch event for the Hub for Aging Collaboration. Attendees toured OLLI-RU and brainstormed ways to begin intentionally building an aging-focused community among the broader Rutgers community, including current students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni and community partners.

Accessibility in Virtual Programming

March 21, 2023

Co-hosted with the Inclusive Healthy Communities program, the Hub for Aging Collaboration at the Rutgers School of Social Work, the Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and the Digital Accessibility Working Group. This panel conversation explored practice strategies for making virtual programming more accessible for attendees.


Rutgers Get-Together at GSA 2022

November 3, 2022

The first Rutgers Get-Together (Indianapolis, IN)! Organized by the Hub, these gatherings at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting aim to build lasting connections across the diverse aging community at Rutgers. 

Age-Friendly Virtual Fair 2022

September 15, 2022

The Virtual Fair convened individuals doing work related to age-friendly communities in NJ to learn from and connect with one another. The event served to help age-friendly champions across sectors identify opportunities for strengthening each other’s work and the Age-Friendly movement in New Jersey.