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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|Friday, April 25, 2008
||Contact: AoA Press Office
HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging to Address Michigan Aging Forum
HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging to Address Michigan Aging Forum Will Join Rep. Knollenberg to receive Senior Wellness Award
HHS Assistant Secretary Josefina G. Carbonell will join Rep. Joseph Knollenberg (R-MI) at a roundtable discussion entitled “Wellness Programs for our Aging Population” sponsored by the Presbyterian Villages of Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2008 in Pontiac, Michigan.
||Josefina G. Carbonell, HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging
||The Village at Oakland Woods
420 South Opdyke Road
Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM) is a faith-based,
non-profit, multi-site system that has served seniors of all faiths since 1945.
PVM has 19 senior living communities including continuing care retirement communities,
subsidized senior housing and market rate senior housing. PVM is expanding its wellness program,
Bloom!, to all 19 of its villages. This program complements the evidence-based prevention
efforts of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Administration on Aging because of its
integrated, comprehensive and holistic approach to assist seniors to remain as active
and independent as possible. The website for PVM is
Prior to the wellness forum, Assistant Secretary Carbonell and Rep. Knollenberg will be honored for their leadership in area of prevention and senior wellness.