New York State Society on Aging Food Insecurity Track
Presented by Aging in New York Fund in partnership with the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)
October 24, 2014

PROGRAM

SESSION I:  PANEL PRESENTATIONS

9:00    Welcome from NYC DFTA Commissioner - Donna M. Corrado

9:05    Food Insecurity Among Older Adults - Craig Gundersen

SESSION II: WHITEHOUSE CONFERENCE ON AGING 2015, FACILITATED DIALOGUE

10:30   Remarks by NYC Director of Food Policy - Barbara Turk

11:45   Roundtable Discussions to Develop Recommendations for Reducing Food Insecurity Among NYC Seniors - Robert Stephens

Working at assigned tables, participants brainstormed with facilitators on possible recommendations for the City to consider for reducing food insecurity amount seniors. Recommendations will be taken by DFTA to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.  Participants and the general public will updated on how DFTA and the City will incorporate their work and recommendations into action steps. Please check back later for more information on these recommendations.

12:00  Networking Lunch and the Walter M. Beattie, Jr. Symposium

SPEAKER BIOS