At Home With Growing Older (AHWGO) is co-founded by Susanne Stadler, architect and Natashia Boissier, social worker to re‑imagine the emotional, social and physical environment of the later phases of life. 1st learning forum with 8 people.
AHWGO finds long‑term venue sponsor in Center for Accessible Technology which grants access to universally designed Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley for East Bay learning forums.
Volunteer staff of 6 professionals from industrial design, architecture, communication, social services, psychology and public policy commit to helping the movement grow.
60 forums with more than 70 presenters from over 10 disciplines completed and over 1000 people served.
1st successful pilot for Aging 360 ® workshop in partnership with Community Living Campaign.
Application to become a California nonprofit corporation filed and approved. First founding board meeting with seven members culled from a diverse group of professionals and community leaders.
Mailing list reaches 500 participants from 25 to 92 years old.
Rhoda Goldman Plaza, San Francisco becomes 1st Season Sponsor.
Executive Director of Stupski Family Foundation participates in panel discussion, impressed by quality of forum and discourse, makes donation.
Berkeley Board Fellows Program at the Haas School of Business accepts AHWGO’s project to develop organization specific measurements of success.
1st comedy fundraiser for AHWGO at Piano Fight in San Francisco.
RESIN Advertising donates their services to design new logo for AHWGO.
Mailing list reaches more than 700 subscribers with more than 1600 participants served.
1st agein Super Forum in Berkeley.
2nd group of Berkeley Board Fellows at the Haas School of Business accepts AHWGO application to conduct a landscape analysis of potential partners.
2nd comedy fundraiser at Piano Fight in San Francisco.
Invitation to contribute Aging 360 ® curriculum and training to UCSF ‘self aging’ study.
- Orchestrated more than 80 forums; over 1,600 participants attended to network and advance their personal and professional education
- Included 70+ notable Bay Area professionals who donated their expertise as forum speakers, moderators, and more
- Connected with over 20 organizations and private companies, including those outside of the aging field, e.g. Arup Foresight, AAA House Manager, IDEO, Perkins Will’s Mobility Lab
- Initiated collaboration between for-profit and non-profit enterprises, such as UberEats and Meals on Wheels, to help break down silos in the field of aging
- Completed six pilot workshops with 90+ participants
- Adapted workshop for a course ‘Life at Home and Aging in Community’ for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
- Developed a program of home assessment and universal design adaptations for Rebuilding Together San Francisco
- Engaged diverse community partners: Community Living Campaign, Family Service Agency, Rebuilding Together
- Increased participants’ knowledge of age-friendly design
- Read more about Aging 360 ® here
- Held a “Super Forum”: a daylong, interactive, immersive and participatory learning event on aging.