ASA Roundtable- Older Women & Poverty

On February 12, the American Society on Aging (ASA) held a roundtable in Washington DC that was based on the topic of older women and their experience with poverty. Currently, there are 7.1 million older individuals in the US who are living in poverty. This roundtable was focused on understanding and addressing the economic and[…]

LTC Meeting-Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

LTC Coalition Meeting Date and Time: November 14th, 2018; 12-2pm Location: Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW, Meyer Conference Room, 2ndfloor Special Guest Aisha Williams, MBA, Emergency Preparedness Planner, Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (M.O.S.T.) and Watch Officer Coordinator, D.C. Department of Health / Health Emergency, Preparedness & Response Administration. Ms. Williams discussed[…]

Alliance for Health Policy Summit on Aging in America 10/10/19

The Alliance for Health Policy, a non-partisan organization dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of health policy issues, held a Summit on Aging in America on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018. I attended the keynote speech and the first panel discussing the drivers of health for older adults. In the audience, I sat among physicians, representatives[…]