Invitation to the Toronto Home Economics Association Celebration of Home Economics Day


Toronto Home Economics Association (THEA) is inviting us to celebrate World Home Economics Day with them.  

Please see below and the attached poster.

Thanks so much for the invitation from Ruth Macdonald.

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  To celebrate IFHE World Home Economics Day 2021 theme and World Health Organization Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030, Toronto Home Economics Association presents Age Friendly Communities, a virtual presentation by Heather Thompson, Director of Age-Friendly Initiatives with Community Development Halton.

Save the date, Saturday, March 20, 2021 noon CST- World Home Economics Day Presentation

Celebrate 2021 World Home Economics Day-Age Friendly Homes and Communities.

Elderly healthcare heart shaped logo. Nursing home sign. Elderly healthcare heart shaped logo. Nursing home sign. elderly care stock illustrationsJoin the IFHE-US Board of Directors in an event to celebrate World Home Economics Day.  Dr. Virginia Vincenti,  Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wyoming, will share Resources on Elder Abuse and Elder Financial Exploitation.  Followed by question-and-answer session. Short reports will be made about in innovative program at the University of Connecticut that focuses on students addressing aging in communities and  an update by the World Congress 2022 co-chairs.  Grab your lunch or breakfast depending on your time zone and join this informative session. 

The event will be held via Zoom.  The event should last about 1.5 hours.   Send an e-mail to Kim Kamin,  kimkamin2018@gmail.com to receive the link.  The link will be sent a week before the event.  PDU’s will be applied for. 

IFHE warns against feminization of digital divide

The priority theme of the 59 th session of the United Nations Commission of Social Development is

“The role of digital technologies on social development and wellbeing of all”.

IFHE used its consultative status with the UN to submit a written statement and call on member states to focus on participation of women in digitalization.
Read the full IFHE statement at the UN website (https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/united-nations-commission-for-social-development-csocd-social-policy-and-development-division/csocd59.html) or at www.ifhe.org.

Start the New Year off with an IFHE US Update- Jan 16, 2021

Save the date, Saturday, January 16, 2021 noon CST.

Start the new year with an IFHE-US Update.

Join the IFHE-US Board of Directors in an event to update those interested on what is happening with the organization IFHE-US and IFHE-International.  Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt, IFHE-International president will share information about IFHE International, and Dr. Sue Buck, IFHE-US will share information about IFHE-US.  Short reports will be made by the IFHE UN Representative, the World Congress 2022 co-chairs, the Director of IFHE-US Young Professionals Network and the IFHE-US Communication Director.  Grab your lunch or breakfast depending on your time zone and join this informative session. 

The event will be held via Zoom.  Send an e-mail to Kim Kamin,  kimkamin2018@gmail.com to receive the link.  The link will be sent a week before the event. 

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Kick Off Webinar- November 27th: Successful aging

Dear members,

Don’t miss out on our free KICK-OFF WEBINAR “Successful ageing: Challenges for home economists” with IFHE member Seema PURI, Associate Professor at the Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi, and expert on Social Gerontology:

Join us online on Friday 27 November 2020 at 7:30 Delhi/India time
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/923012405

With kind regards,
IFHE Office Bonn, Germany

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