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On Monday, July 13th the White House Conference on Aging will be live streaming the conference for everyone to watch. For more information on what to expect and/or how to get involved, visithttp://whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov/index.html
NANASP sends letter signed by 61 organizations to urge movement of reauthorization of Older Americans Act on the Senate floor. Read Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid.
Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D., discusses the importance of adult vaccination and why it is important to talk to a healthcare provider about appropriate vaccines that may protect you or a family member. Watch Now
Some people think that immunization is only for infants and young children, but that’s far from the truth—adults need vaccines too. In fact, nearly 50,000 adults in the United States die from vaccine-preventable infectious diseases or their complications each year. This month, please join us in raising awareness of the power of prevention as we recognize World Immunization Week during April 24-30.
As adults as young as 50 get older, their immune systems decline, leaving them more susceptible to infectious diseases, like pneumococcal pneumonia, a type of pneumonia. In fact, pneumonia is a leading cause of death in the United States. Yet, despite increased personal risk, many adults aren’t vaccinated.
NANASP and Meals on Wheels America wrote to the Senate and House Appropriations Committees on April 23, 2015 to urge them to support a funding level of $874.6 million for the OAA nutrition programs for FY 2016 as proposed in the President's budget. The letter also states our position against any return to sequester-level funding for OAA programs. Read Letter
CLICK HERE for more information on the Appointment Based Model (ABM) found in 10,000 pharmacie nationwide.
Deadline: April 24th
The National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs needs you! Here is your chance to help lead the association dedicated to furthering the profession of home & community nutrition/care providers. NANASP is currently seeking nutrition service providers, senior center directors and industry partners to serve in leadership positions. Apply or nominate a colleague for a board of director position.
For more information, please contat Pam Carlson at 202.682.6899 or download the a full application HERE