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Archive for May, 2010

We recently hosted our second annual panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington DC on the future of care and services for older Americans. This year, our panel of nationally-recognized experts explored the urgent issues concerning women and aging that will affect our nations workplaces, public policy and economy for years to come. Listen as our CEO provides thoughts about the panel and the important issues discussed.

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Michelle Singletary, Washington Post Syndicated Columnist, Participates in Our Panel Discussion

Our second annual panel discussion today in Washington D.C. on the future of care and services for older Americans was a spirited and educational jammed-packed session. This year, our panel of nationally-recognized experts explored the urgent issues concerning women and aging that will affect our nation’s workplaces, public policy and economy for years to come.

The discussion focused both on the older women receiving care, and the children, spouses or other loved ones who provide their care while balancing their own family, career and other responsibilities.  View the video of the event and join the ongoing discussion here on our blog.

In preparation for the needs of our nation’s rapidly growing senior population, Volunteers of America also worked with Lake Research Partners to conduct a poll to identify the most challenging issues facing older women and their caregivers. View our findings.

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