Shared from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Public Health
A recent article from the The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Public Health blog explores the challenges our nation faces as the population ages and how communities can be designed to be healthier and more accessible to individuals of all ages. A panel convened at the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference explored these challenges in depth. Panelists included
- Rebecca Hunter, M.Ed. of the University of North Carolina Institute on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Aging Network;
- Mary Leary, a.v.p. Easter Seals Transportation Group;
- Joan Twiss, Center for Civic Partnerships; and
- Chris Kochtitzky, CDC Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services.