This podcast highlights aging services programs and the senior nutrition network as we combat COVID-19.
Episode 7: Connie Benton Wolfe
In this episode, NANASP Executive Director Bob Blancato interviews Connie Benton Wolfe, President and CEO of Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, one of Indiana's area agencies on aging. Bob and Connie discuss AIHS' programming during the...
Episode 6: Better Medicare Alliance
Join NANASP Executive Director Bob Blancato as he interviews Better Medicare Alliance President and former Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz on Medicare Advantage, its benefits for older adults and senior nutrition programs, and MA programs' responses to...
Episode 5: SNAP to It!
Join NANASP as we interview Michael J. Wilson of Maryland Hunger Solutions and Ellen Vollinger of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) about their work advocating for SNAP benefits during the pandemic and how we can all help get the word out on SNAP.
Episode 4: Teens Helping Seniors
This week, NANASP's Bob Blancato and Meredith Whitmire are joined by Donna Butts, Executive Director of Generations United, to interview the founders of Teens Helping Seniors. THS is a volunteer group that has 20+ locations internationally. The THS teen...
Episode 3: Rose Jones
In this episode, NANASP Policy and Advocacy Director Meredith Whitmire interviews Rose Jones, Director of Rhode Island's Office of Healthy Aging, about Rhode Island's response to COVID-19 -- including their tele-buddy socialization program.
Episode 2: Mary Beals-Luedtka and Linda Miller
This week, NANASP Executive Director Bob Blancato interviews Mary Beals-Luedtka, NANASP Board Chair and Director of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging (AAA) (Flagstaff, AZ) and Linda Miller, NANASP Vice Chair and Aging...