National Aging Leaders to Celebrate Life-Changing Nutrition Programs over Lunch at SOME Senior Services

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–(BUSINESS WIRE)–So Others Might Eat:

   

WHO:

One of the largest nonprofit providers of services for seniors in
the DC area, So
Others Might Eat
(SOME), will host Assistant
Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee
in celebration of an
important anniversary month for Older Americans Act Nutrition
Programs. Greenlee will be joined by the leaders of three national
organizations dedicated to fighting for the health and wellbeing
of seniors: Meals
on Wheels America
, the National
Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
(NANASP)
and the National
Council on Aging
(NCOA).

 

Special Guests:

Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging and
Administrator of the Administration for Community Living, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services

Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels America

Bob Blancato, Executive Director, NANASP

James Firman, President and CEO, NCOA

Julie Maggioncalda, Senior Director, SOME Senior Services

 

WHAT:

March marks the anniversary of President Richard Nixon signing into
law an amendment to the Older Americans Act of 1965 which
established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and
older. For nearly 45 years, these vital public-private partnerships
have delivered more than just nutritious meals to our most
vulnerable seniors in nearly every community across the country.
 
To honor this special month, leaders of the senior nutrition
community will celebrate at the Kuehner House, a low-income senior
living facility operated by SOME, with the people who rely on Older
Americans Act funding to stay healthy.
 

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 

WHERE:

Kuehner House (“KEENer”)
1667 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020
 

CONTACTS:

Ann Mosher, ACL / Ann.Mosher@acl.hhs.gov

Jenny Bertolette, Meals on Wheels America / jenny@mealsonwheelsamerica.org

Meredith Ponder, NANASP / mponder@matzblancato.com

Vanessa Sink, NCOA / vanessa.sink@ncoa.org

Tracy Jefferson, SOME / tjefferson@some.org

 

Contacts

So Others Might Eat (SOME)
Tracy Jefferson, 703-216-8032
tjefferson@some.org