Official White House Conference on Aging Event Held in Washington, D.C. July 13, 2015
(Click here for NY's recommendations.) On Monday, July 13, 2015 the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) builds on a year-long effort to work together to improve the aging community. Adults, families, caregivers, advocates, and many more work together to learn about the aging field. The 2015 Conference focuses on embracing the transformation of a demographic shift that is occurring in the United States. The goal is to recognize the possibilities of healthy aging moving forward.
- Link to WHCoA Conference - view
- White House second link - view (for those who experience technical difficulty with first link)
- Read n4a Statement on Largest Watch Party - view
Input from Survey and Regional Forums provides recommendations
to 2015 White House Conference on Aging
Aging-NY (6/24/2015) - The New York State Office for the Aging, with the Association on Aging in New York, today released a report detailing recommendations from close to 1,000 individuals, many of whom work for organizations within the aging network. The recommendations will be shared with the 2015 White House Conference on Aging and result in policies that will guide the next 10 years of aging services. Responses were made by way of a survey and regional forums.
Click here for New York's recommendations.
CLICK HERE to view the 2015 FINAL REPORT for Conference on Aging
A Bit of History
Since its inception during the Kennedy administration in 1961, the White House Conference on Aging has generated ideas and momentum that have prompted the establishment of new initiatives and key improvement in many of the programs that represent American's commitment to older Americans including: Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and the Older Americans Act. Click here for more on the White House Conference on Aging.