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Tuesday, August 2 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Workforce Development in the Modern Era: How age savvy are you?

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The aging of the baby boomers is a hot topic for professionals working in human services and health care. Did you know baby boomer aging is the leading edge of a long term trend? Low birth rates suggest our population will be older, even after the baby boomers are no longer with us. What does this mean for work force development? Accurate knowledge about aging will be necessary for professional and organizational success. This presentation will provide an overview of ageism, its impact, and strategies to reduce ageism in young people.

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Leacey E. Brown

Gerontology Field Specialist, SDSU Extension
Leacey served four years in the United States Air Force at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. She performed maintenance and received an Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Systems. Her undergraduate work at Minot State University focused on psychology and sociology. She studied gerontology during her graduate school at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Leacey began her career at SDSU Extension in 2012. As a member of the SDSU... Read More →



Tuesday August 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Mickelson Center, Room 160 Southeast Technical Institute

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