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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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n4a Livable Communities Report Release
Event Details
Date(s): May 6, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM  EST - 11:30 AM  EST
Location:
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-11
Event Website: http://www.n4a.org/Files/n4a%20Livable%20Communities%20Invite.pdf
Organization Details
Contact Name: Stephanie Firestone
Contact Phone: 202.872.0888
Contact Email: sfirestone@n4a.org
Join the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) for the release of a report and a discussion on making communities great places to grow up and grow old. The report identifies key strategies for successfully advancing this work at the local level—facilitating a variety of housing alternatives, expanding transportation options, changing the culture around aging and in many other ways making communities more livable for all residents as they age. Learn how federal programs are increasingly supporting these efforts and about innovative local initiatives nationwide.

Speakers
Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Chair, Senate Special Committee on Aging (invited)
Jennifer Ho, Senior Advisor for Housing and Services, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
Lilly Shoup, Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

Local Livability Panel
Roger K. Lewis, Architect & Planner, Columnist, “Shaping the City,” The Washington Post, moderator
Julie Aldrich, Director, Monroe County Office for the Aging, NY
Cathy Bollinger, Managing Director, Embracing Aging, York County Community Foundation, PA
Jessica L. Maurer, Executive Director, Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging, ME

Please RSVP to LivableCommunitiesEvent@n4a.org

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