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National Family Caregivers Association

Town Hall Meetings: "Strengthening Families
and Communities for Caregiving"
November 20, 2002, at WHYY

The topic of the Town Hall Meeting in Philadelphia was "Creating Community Solutions to the Costs of Caregiving." Family caregivers, recipients and others whose professional roles put them in daily contact with family caregivers were invited to share their concerns and explore solutions with policy makers and leaders who can make a difference. Moderated by WHYY's Tracey Matisak.


The event is one in a series of town hall meetings presented across the country by the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA). View the archive


Remarks:

Suzanne Mintz, President & Co-Founder, National Family Caregivers Association
Rick Greene, Administration on Aging, US Dept. of Health & Human Services


Proclamation from the Pennsylvania Senate
Rhashidah Perry, Communications Director, State Senator Allyson Schwartz, Pennsylvania Fourth District


Panelists:

Jane Isaacs Lowe, Ph.D
Senior Program Officer, Health Care Group
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Ms. Andrea Moselle
Senior Manager, Work/Life
AstraZeneca


Ms. Lynn Rinke
Chief Operating Officer
VNA of Greater Philadelphia


Ms. Celeste Zappala
Executive Director
The Mayor's Commission on Services to the Aging
City of Philadelphia


View the archive