Monday, March 26, 2007

TNT Hosts Health Care Hearings

Citizens to Question Top Officials about the Crisis of Long Term Care in a public conference being held on March 29, 2007 from 9:30 am-2:30 pm at West End United Methodist Church on 2200 West End Avenue in Nashville. The event is free of charge and being hosted by the community organization 'Tying Nashville Together.'

Confirmed Attendees:

Gerri Robinson, Metro Social Services; Gordon Bonnyman, Tennessee Justice Center; Rep. Brenda Gilmore, John Arriola, Patti Killingsworth, Representing TennCare and the State, Brian McGuire, AARP lobbyist

The Panels of Testimonials will include:

9:30am Panel: The Need - Personal Testimony
· Senior Citizen and Family Testimony
· Senior Organizations, Senior Advocacy Groups and Healthcare Advocates

10:30 am Panel: Nursing Home and Home Healthcare Officials
· The Need for Home Based Healthcare
· Challenges/Opportunities for Meeting the Home Based Healthcare Need

11:45 Panel: Local Government Officials
· Administration of Senior Services
· Home Based Healthcare Needs of Seniors
· Testimony

12:45 Lunch Break

1:30 pm Panel: Public Funding and Policy Associated with
Home Based Healthcare and Nursing Home Care

Tying Nashville Together
P.O. Box 121371
Nashville, TN 37212


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