Aging – we’re all in it together. Welcome to our 2014 Legislative Breakfast. Virginia Center on Aging. School of Allied Health Professions Virginia Commonwealth University. Mandates. Since 1978:
2014 Legislative Breakfast
School of Allied Health Professions
Virginia Commonwealth University
in later life
Faculty Development Program session, December 2013
Outlays: $181,000 for lodging/meals, $26,000 local staffing, $29,000 for tickets/admissions, $17,000 for transport, etc
“I am pleased to report that I found the VCoA sponsored program inspiring, enlightening, entertaining, and quite memorable. Because of my experiences during that week, and particularly the efforts of Ms. Dodson, I am eager to participate in a great many more Road Scholar programs."
Virginia Castor, Strasburg, VA
20 projects in calendar 2013, including:
Alliance for the Prevention of Nicotine Addiction Cessation for Older Smokers (Norfolk)
Alzheimer’s Association, Central and Western: rural outreach Alzheimer’s education workshops
Roanoke Valley End of Life Care Partnership: Implementing POST Advance Care Planning
Lucy Corr Foundation (Chesterfield): peer interdisciplinary oral health care training for health care providers in LTC
Southwest Virginia AHEC (Tazewell) focus on care of older adults
Thomas Jefferson Planning District (Charlottesville): Central Virginia Transitions of Care Workshops
V-STOP project with law enforcement, criminal justice, domestic violence, and other community agencies; and statewide focus with Domestic Violence Victim Fund
“Judges joined with social workers and law enforcement officers joined with attorneys, mental health professionals joined with the faith community leaders and bankers joined with prosecutors; all joined together with the common goal of ensuring that older adults in our community are afforded protection and resources when they are the victim of abuse. "
Elizabeth Bruzzo, Staff Attorney, Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society
(HB 110 2006 / HB 2624 2007 and the VABC)
In meeting our mandates, we did business or partnered in aging-related projects with:
Thank you. Please stay,
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Virginia Center on Aging.