WHAT: White House Conference on Aging (http://www.whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov) takes place this Monday, July 13, 9 to 11 a.m. CST
MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MEDICARE
WHY: Conference happens once a decade (last one was in 2005) and brings together leading thinkers, constituencies, and stakeholders in aging community for robust dialogue on what lies ahead in this critical sector. The first conference was held in 1961 and has been viewed as a catalyst for establishing or improving Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and the Older Americans Act.
WHO: Jefferson and Orleans Parish Councils on Aging hosting watch party at Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave.
Al Robichaux, JCOA 504-888-5880 or email@example.com
Howard Rodgers, NOCOA 888-922-8522 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FEATURING: Nora Super, of New Orleans, heading up the White House Conference; she is a Tulane grad. See bio: http://whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov/about/biography.html
FACT: ONE IN TWO LOUISIANA SENIORS/ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES COULD GET ADDITIONAL HELP FROM MEDICARE IF THEY WOULD JUST APPLY. FIND OUT MORE AT WWW.LOUISIANAANSWERS.COM
Additional call areas in addition to Jefferson and Orleans are:
CADDO 800 256 3003
CAJUN 800 738 2256
CALCASIEU 800 223 5872
CAPITAL 800 280 0908
CENLA 800 454 9573
NORTH DELTA 855 562 7577
TERREBONNE 800 353 3265
STATEWIDE 877 340 9100
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