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AAHSA Expert To Speak To Help Committee Briefing on Health Care Reform and Long-Term Services and Support
Date:6/7/2009

Harkin to Host Event With Olympic Swimmer Dara Torres

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbara Manard, Ph.D. vice-president of long-term care/health strategies for the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), will join an esteemed panel Monday at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) briefing on current HELP efforts to include long-term services and support in health reform. Her appearance is part of AAHSA's initiative to promote creation of a national insurance trust to help pay for long-term services and supports.

Manard will join Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), a HELP Committee member and long-time advocate for individuals with disabilities. Also speaking is Dara Torres, a 10-time Olympic medalist in swimming, who will share her caregiving experiences and address how the burden of caregiving has a significant impact on women.

Also participating: Senior Congressional staffers Connie Garner and Lee Perselay; Mike Oxford, Topeka Independent Living Resource Center; and two-time Purple Heart Recipient and disabled Vietnam Veteran John Henry Douglas from Lake City, Florida.

WHO: Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)

Dara Torres, 10-time Olympic medalist, and long-term services and support advocate

Barbara Manard, Ph.D., Vice-President of Long-Term Care/Health Strategies for the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA)

WHAT: Congressional briefing on long-term services and supports

WHEN: 2 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2009

WHERE: Russell Caucus Room (SR 325)


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