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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|May 19, 2004
||Contact: AoA Press Office
U.S. Assistant Secretary on Aging, Josefina Carbonell, to speak at NGA Policy Forum on May 20
Josefina G. Carbonell, Assistant Secretary for Aging of the U.S. Administration
on Aging (AoA) will join a panel of national experts on Thursday, May
20, 2004, at a policy forum sponsored by the National Governors Association.
The Panel will provide a national overview of long term care trends—where
the states stand today and where they are headed in the future with respect
to: promoting community-based care, encouraging personal financial planning,
promoting health and wellness, and supporting caregivers and in-home
workers. Assistant Secretary Carbonell will specifically discuss home
and community-based care.
The event will take place on:
WHEN:Thursday, May 20, 2004 – (4:00 p.m. – 5:15
*(Press availability following remarks)
WHERE:Chicago Downtown Marriott
540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60611
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
Administration on Aging (AoA), works with a nationwide network of organizations
and service providers to make support services and resources available
to older persons and their caregivers. For more information about the
AoA, please contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration
on Aging, Washington, D.C. 20201, Phone (202) 401-4541.
AoA Website: http://www.aoa.gov