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Media Advisories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
Friday, July 18, 2008 Contact: AoA Press Office
(202) 357-3507

Assistant Secretary Josefina G. Carbonell to address National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Annual Conference

HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging Josefina G. Carbonell will address the 33rd Annual Conference and Tradeshow of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.

WHO: Josefina G. Carbonell, HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging
   
WHEN: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. EDT
General Session (Press availability immediately following session)          
   
WHERE: East/Center Ballroom (First Floor)
Renaissance Nashville Hotel611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN 37203                                                                                                        

Background:
Assistant Secretary Carbonell has, for the past seven years, led the National Aging Services Network to modernize community-based long term care and provide greater assurances that older Americans will maintain their independence in the community longer than ever before.  Her remarks will focus on this exciting new direction for the aging network, as well efforts being made at the federal, state and local level to prepare for the aging of the baby boomers. 

For more information about the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, visit   www.n4a.org For more information about the U.S. Administration on Aging, visit http://www.aoa.gov