Meetings & Events

2024 Membership Meetings

Meetings are held via zoom on the 4th Friday of each month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. For questions or more information, please send an email to [email protected].
June 28, 2024
July, 2024: No meeting
August 23, 2024
September, 2024: Annual Meeting, occurring in person on 9/27/2024
October 25, 2024
November and December, 2024 Meetings: Combined and will occur on Friday, December 6, 2024
 

Past Membership Meetings

May 28th, 2024, Consumer Fraud
Meeting Recording
Presentation: John Maron, Director, of Investor Protection & Education Services Secretary of State’s Office, Guarding Your Assets in a Scary
World
Slides
May 17th, 2024 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Membership Spotlight: Kay Castillo,  Executive Director Friends of Residents in Long Term Care
Slides
Presentation One: Toni Gingerelli, Director of Policy and Advocacy with the National Alliance for Caregiving, National Strategy for Caregiving
Slides
Presentation Two: Amanda Swanger, Family Caregiver Support Program Consultant with the Division of Aging, Programs Available through the NC Division of Aging to Support Family Caregivers
Slides
May 10th, 2024 Health Equity Committee Presentation 
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Dalton Bailey, Research and Data Manager NC Rural Center, Older Adult Trends
Slides
April 26, 2024 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Mary Bethel, Coalition Board Chair, May 7, 2024 Aging Advocacy Day Orientation
Presentation: Laura Wells, CEO Hope NC, Inclusive Communities-What Are They and Why Are They Needed in NC? 
Slides
April 26, 2024 The Legislative Process
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Chris Brandenburg, Manager of State and Federal Advocacy with AARP NC, The Legislative Process
Slides
March 22, 2024 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Jan Withers, Director- Division of Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing NCDHHS, Communication Equity for Older Adults with a Particular Focus on How Hearing Loss Impacts an Individual
Slides
Meeting Agenda
March 8, 2024 Health Equity Committee Presentation
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Joseph Wheeler, Professional Consultant on DEI Training/Formerly with SAGE, Why older LGBTQ+ adults learned to distrust the healthcare system, current views of health equity, and how the system can work to overcome the myth and the reality of the system moving forward.
February 23, 2024 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Dr. Bryle Henderson Hatch, Director of People, Culture and Belonging at NC DHHS, Building Belonging: Exploring the Principles of DEI
Slides
January 26, 2024 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Dalton Bailey, Research and Data Manager, NC Rural Center a Look at the State’s Older Rural Population, 
Slides 
December 1, 2023 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Accessing and Paying for Long-Term Care.
October 27, 2023 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation One:  NC LIFTSS Program
Slides
Presentation Two:  Kelly Crosbie, Director, NC Division of Mental Health,
Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Use Services
Slides
August 25, 2023 Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Sabrena Lea, Deputy Director, Long-term Services and Supports, NC Division of Health Benefits 
Slides
June 23, 2023, Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Dr. Anne Dickerson, Director of Research for Older Adult Driving Initiative, Professor at East Carolina University
Slides
Plan For the Road Ahead
May 19, 2023, Membership Meeting
In-person meeting at AARP-NC
Presentation:  Governor’s Executive Order 280, Joyce Massey-Smith, Director, NC Division of Aging and Adult Services
April 28, 2023, Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation: Maggie Denning, Argisafe-NC Outreach Specialist from North Carolina Agromedicine Institute
March 24, 2023, Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentation:  Lisa Finaldi, Community Engagement Leader from Family Forward NC
Slides
February 24, 2023, Membership Meeting
Meeting Recording
Presentations:
  • DeLon Canterbury, Pharm.D.,President, Chief Executive Officer of GeriatRx
  • Gina Upchurch, RPh, MPH, Founding Executive Director of Senior PharmAssist
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