Mr. Monahan Presents regarding his time spent in Shanghai

Event Title

Older Adults in Shanghai: Observations from a Chicago Social Work Delegation OR The Old People in Shanghai: Observations from a Chicago Social Work Delegation

Marketing Description of Event

Four NASW members were selected for a delegation to travel to Shanghai, China in October, 2015 to learn about and advise on service strategies for older adults in this city of 24 million people. This presentation will include an overview of the Shanghai's approach to older adult services, delegates' observations and lessons learned and potential applicability for approaches in Chicago.

Outcomes of the Event (3+)

  1. Participants will learn about the Shanghai government's approach to providing services to older adults in Shanghai
  2. Participants will learn about some of the challenges Shanghai faces in serving its elderly
  3. Participants will be able to consider applicability of approaches for their own work with older adults