Aging in Appalachia: A Summit for Southeast Ohio
Our very first Aging Summit was held on Tuesday, July 16th from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Marietta, OH. It brought together community leaders, elected officials, practitioners and more to explore the topic of aging in Appalachia.
See below for speaker presentations and highlights from the summit.
2019 AGING SUMMIT TOPICS & PRESENTATIONS
State of Aging in Appalachia | Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gail Rymer
Access to Food & Nutrition for Seniors in Appalachia | Ashley S Davis, MA, RDN, LD, Chief, Elder Connections Division, Ohio Department of Aging
Addressing the Transportation Problem | Jacqi Bradley, CEO of AAA3
Dental Care & Access for Seniors in Appalachia | Sherry Shamblin, Chief Strategy Officer of Hopewell Health Centers
Mutigenerational Relationships & Community Centers | Beth Shaver, Executive Director of Meigs Council on Aging