Healthy Communities Task Force

3/10/2016
9:30am

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance

AGENDA

Welcome

Patty Elkis, Planning Division Director, DVRPC and Dr. Val Arkoosh, Montgomery County Commissioner and DVRPC Board Member

Presentations

Creating Aging-Friendly Communities

Amanda Lehning, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work

Lessons from German Marshall Fellowship on Age-Friendly UK Efforts

Karin Morris, Manager, Office of Smart Growth, DVRPC

Panel Discussion Age-Friendly Models/Efforts in the Region

Moderated by Dr. Val Arkoosh, Montgomery County Commissioner and DVRPC Board Member

  • Kate Clark, Planner, Policy & Program Development at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and Chair, GenPhilly
  • Joe Lukach, Chief Executive Officer, Ralston Center
  • Ann Torregrossa, Chair, Swarthmore Borough’s Aging-in-Place Task Force

Facilitated Discussion

What Can Your Community Do to Encourage Age-Friendly Places?

Moderated by Christina Miller, Interim Executive Director for Health Promotions Council and Managing Director of Health Promotion Services, and Co-chair of DVRPC’s Healthy Communities Task Force

Lunch Available

Please stay to network and continue the discussion.