Conversations in Health Care – How Technology is Advancing Senior Care

August 2, 2013

West Health is a leader in innovative approaches to lowering health care cost and Senior Community Centers is a proud partner to work towards that common goal. As part of the West Health Institute IDEA Series, I served as a panelist to discuss how advances in technology could change health care for a rapidly growing senior population.

Read more here or click the picture below to watch a video of the discussion:


On The Air with Drew Schlosberg for U-T Community Spotlight – “Seniors and Technology”

February 25, 2013

I visited my good friend Drew Schlosberg, host of “U-T Community Spotlight”, in the studio for a conversation about Seniors and Technology. Listen to the interview here.


Minute-by-Minute Highlights:

Minute 0.49 – At-risk high school students teach seniors how to use computers while forming meaningful relationships

Minute 3.49 – Integrated technology measures biometrics for preventative healthcare

Minute 5.00 – New technologies are on the horizon for home-bound clients

Minute 6.10 – Ways to get involved with our programs

Minute 8.50 – Upcoming Event on February 27

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Falling Back – Weekend Wrap Up

November 7, 2011

This weekend we gained an hour. What did you do with your extra hour?

Our Website Gets a Makeover

Senior Community Centers updated our homepage, added advocacy section to include more information on our key issues and Seniors First initiative. Along with the aesthetic changes comes a new sponsorship program, “Food from the Heart.” . If you haven’t seen it, click here >>>

 NANASP meets in Chicago, Sets Focus

Last week the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Service Programs (NANASP) Strategic Planning session was held in Chicago. It was decided that the focus will be on Reauthorization of Older Americans Act (OAA) and Budget issues surrounding (specifically) nutrition programs and (generally) aging programs.

The next deadline to watch is Wednesday. Super-Committee draft proposal is due to the Whitehouse Budget Office (WBO) November 23. The WBO previously stated that it needs two weeks to confirm savings in proposed cuts – which makes Wednesday a milestone. Stay tuned…

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