U.S. Administration on Aging

Department of Health and Human Services



For Immediate Release                                                  Contact:  AoA Press Office      

Monday, November 30, 2009                                                         (202) 357-3507




Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee to Address Fearless Caregiver Conference

Will receive distinguished caregiver award for advocacy and leadership


HHS Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee will address the 90th Fearless Caregiver Conference sponsored by Today’s Caregiver Magazine. Assistant Secretary Greenlee will discuss Administration efforts to support caregivers of older or disabled individuals.  The Assistant Secretary will also receive the Robert M. Barg Memorial Achievement Award from Today’s Caregiver Magazine.


WHO:       Kathy Greenlee, assistant secretary for aging, HHS


WHERE:  Club Med Sandpiper

                4500 SE Pine Valley Street   

                Port St. Lucie, Fla.


WHEN:    Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

                 11:30 to 12 noon EST -Media availability         

                 12:30 EST -Keynote remarks           


Background:  Today's Caregiver magazine is the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers. Fearless Caregiver Conferences, held throughout the country, celebrate caregivers by bringing together a community’s family and professional caregivers. This day of recognition, education and advice generates positive energy that helps family caregivers realize that they are not alone. For more information about Fearless Caregiver Conferences, please visit http://www.caregiver.com/fearlessconference/index.htm.  For more information about Today’s Caregiver Magazine, please visit http://www.caregiver.com/magazine/index.htm


For more information about the U.S. Administration on Aging, please visit: http://www.aoa.gov