Becoming an Age Friendly Community

Wednesday, December 8 - 1:30 PM

The December 8 SSV program will be held via Zoom. Preregistration is required in order to participate. Here is the link to register for the meeting: The link is also posted on SSV’s website: 

Discussion of the eight elements that contribute to an age-friendly community, and how the Charlottesville Area Alliance (CAA) is advocating to ensure these are included in area comprehensive plans. Through evaluation, planning, education, advocacy, and engagement, the Alliance hopes to create a community that fosters happier, healthier residents of all ages. New partners are always welcome! The panel will present for 30 minutes and welcome 30 minutes of Q&A.

Participants on panel will be:

Peter Thompson has served as executive director of The Center since 1999. The Center positively impacts our community by creating opportunities for healthy aging through over 100 programs and scores of partnerships.

George Worthington from VA dept of Aging oversees Virginia's dementia-capability by recommending policy and coordinating statewide data collection, research and analysis; and training and awareness efforts in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission.

Kim Volker is the manager of Central Virginia with Care is There, a Geriatric Care Management Company. 


?The program is free and open to the public and will be moderated by SSV Vice President Sue Friedman. Please note that the first 15 minutes or so will be devoted to the Senior Statesmen of Virginia Annual Business Meeting of the Membership with reports from board members and the election of officers and directors.

Event Type
Senior Citizen


Senior Statesmen of Virginia

Date / Time

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM


(434) 960-0701
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