Millennial entrepreneur highlights Careers in Aging Week

BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University’s Department of Psychology will host a career expo and presentation by millennial entrepreneur, Amanda Cavaleri, on Thursday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m and 6 p.m. to celebrate Careers in Aging Week. The department will host a career and community expo for students who are interested in working with older individuals and promoting healthy aging at 3:30 p.m. in the lobby of McCormick Center 2303.

Students will have the opportunity to meet and network with professionals currently in fields focused on meeting the needs of older individuals. This includes representatives from the Columbia/Montour County Area Agency on Aging, LIFE Geisinger, Keystone Human Services, The Gardens at Orangeville, Danville State Hospital, and Sunset Ridge of Bloomsburg will be attending the event.

Following the expo, Cavaleri will present to students about her company, Capable Living, and current project “Connect the Ages” at 6 p.m. in McCormick Center 2303.

Cavaleri will discuss her experience founding the senior concierge service, Capable Living. This service provides companionship, errand-running and other services to older adults living in the Denver area as well as her project “Connect the Ages” that aims to build multimedia awareness and grassroots campaigns to help younger generations see and experience the value in older generations.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.