New York State to Provide Recommendations to the
2015 White House Conference on Aging
The White House Conference on Aging is an event held once a decade and is dedicated to identifying and advancing actions to improve the quality of life for older Americans.
A Bit of HistoryIn 1950, President Truman initiated the first National Conference on Aging. The first White House Conference on Aging was in 1961 during the Kennedy administration. In both cases the conferences have 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.
WHCoA State and National Forums
The New York State Office for the Aging kicked off the 2015 White House Conference on Aging in March 2015. Click here for a pdf of the PowerPoint from that event.
The New York State Office for The Aging held state forums in March for input from stakeholders. Click here for flyers promoting each of those events.
Click here for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging Final Report