U.S. Administration on Aging

Department of Health and Human Services

 

For Immediate Release                                                  Contact:  AoA Press Office      

Tuesday, October 27, 2009                                                            (202) 357-3507

 

MEDIA ADVISORY 

                                                           

Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee to Address 20th National Adult Protective Services Association & 26th Texas Adult Protective Services Conference

Will also visit local San Antonio Senior and Health Centers

           

HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee will address the 20th Annual National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) and 26th Texas Adult Protective Services Joint Conference.  Assistant Secretary Greenlee will talk about the importance of partnering with NAPSA and the Texas Adult Protective Services (APS) to better serve and protect the rights and lives of vulnerable elders across the nation. Assistant Secretary Greenlee is the first U.S. Assistant Secretary to address this annual joint conference.

 

WHO:       Kathy Greenlee, assistant secretary for aging, HHS

 

WHERE:  El Tropicano Hotel

                110 Lexington Avenue

                San Antonio, Texas

 

WHEN:    Thurs., Oct. 29, 2009, 8:30 a.m. CDT

 

Two Local San Antonio Site Visits:

 

WHEN:     Wed., Oct. 28, 2009, 1:15 p.m. CDT

 

WHERE:  Christian Senior Services/Grace Place

                 4306 NW Loop 410

                 San Antonio, Texas

WHEN:     Wed., Oct. 28, 2009, 2:15 p.m. CDT

WHERE:  Cisneros Senior Community Center

                  517 S.W. Military Drive

                 San Antonio, Texas 

 

Background:  The NAPSA is a national non-profit organization formed in 1989 to provide state APS program administrators and staff with a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult abuse. For more information about NAPSA, please visit: http://www.apsnetwork.org/  For more information about the Conference, please visit http://www.apsnetwork.org/Training/conference.htm