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Media Advisories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
Monday, June 12, 2006 Contact: AoA Press Office
202-357-3507/301-443-2394

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging Josefina G. Carbonell Travels to Milwaukee

HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging Josefina Carbonell will tour St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care and participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new United Community Center (UCC) Latino Geriatric Center and Early Childhood Education Center on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

WHO: Josefina G. Carbonell, Assistant Secretary for Aging, HHS
   
WHEN: Tuesday, June 13, 2006
8 a.m. to 10 a.m. CST
Tour of St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. CST
Groundbreaking event for United Community Center
Latino Geriatric Center
   
WHERE: St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care
2801 E. Morgan Avenue
Milwaukee , WI

United Community Center, Latino Geriatric Center
10 – S. 8 th Street
Milwaukee, WI

Background

St. Ann’s Center for Intergenerational Care is a community-based day services facility that integrates wellness and day programs for children, frail elderly and persons with disabilities. St. Ann’s also has an Alzheimer’s disease program.

The new UCC Latino Geriatric Center and Early Childhood Education Center will serve elderly with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia as well as pre-school children three years of age. The Latino Geriatric Center will be the first center of its kind dedicated to serving Hispanic elders with symptoms of dementia or diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease. The Center is being built in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeast Wisconsin, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the UWM School of Architecture.

Josefina G. Carbonell is the longest-serving Assistant Secretary for Aging who heads the U.S. Administration on Aging in Washington, D.C.




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