RESOURCE: Library Models for Serving Boomers to Seniors

Suzanne Flint, California State Library. Image courtesy, Techsoup.
Suzanne Flint, California State Library. Image courtesy, Techsoup.

“Boomers to Seniors: Library Models for Serving and Engaging Older Adults”

In the video below, Suzanne Flint, Library Programs Consultant, Library Development Services Bureau at the California State Library, and a key architect of Transforming Life After 50, presents research on the relationship between libraries and baby boomers. Flint originally delivered this talk as part of a program at the 2013 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference held this past June in Chicago.

(We have also added this video to the “Libraries and Boomers” playlist on the Creative Aging Toolkit for Public Libraries YouTube Channel. Visit our Video Resources page or http://youtube.com/creativeagingtoolkit to view this and other videos about best practices in creative aging and helpful perspectives on working with today’s older adults.)

About Transforming Life After 50

Transforming Life After 50 (TLA50) was launched by the California State Library to address the changing nature of aging. It has become a national model of innovation, not just for libraries, but all kinds of organizations that aim to serve and engage mid-life adults, ages 50+. The Aging and Libraries section of this toolkit provides information and resources on demographics, trends and programs aimed at this prominent population.