For Immediate Release                                                  Contact:  AoA Press Office      

Tuesday, October 20, 2009                                                            (202) 357-3507




Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee to Address Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference

                              Will also visit local Denver center for Hispanic elders


HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee will address the 2009 Annual Conference of Grantmakers in Aging. Greenlee will discuss the role of philanthropy in serving seniors and will explore future collaborations.


WHO:       Kathy Greenlee, assistant secretary for aging, HHS


WHERE:  Daniels Fund

                101 Monroe Street

                Denver, Colo.


WHEN:    Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, 6:30 p.m. MDT


Denver Site Visit:


WHEN:    Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, 9:30 a.m. MDT


WHERE:  Southwest Improvement Council

                1000 South Lowell Boulevard

                Denver, Colo.


Background:  Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) is a member organization made up of funders of every type across the nation and around the world, dedicated to serving an aging population. This Conference brings together funders and leaders in the field of aging together to explore best practices, network and develop policy priorities. For more information about Grantmakers in Aging, please visit:


The Southwest Improvement Council supports a variety of community projects for at-risk families including a senior center that serves mostly Hispanic seniors in the Denver area. For more information, visit


For more information about the U.S. Administration on Aging, please visit