Advocacy & Policy Initiatives

State Level

The Institute works closely with the Department of Aging and Independent Living to create statewide policy initiatives that promote sustainable health and optimal aging. 

  • Appointment to Governor's Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementing Disorders | Executive Director, Dr. Anna Faul
  • Appointment to Health Enterprise Network | Executive Director, Dr. Anna Faul
  • Member of the Louisville Sustainability Council to advocate for environmental policy that impacts the health and wellbeing of older adults and the community as a whole
 

National Level

The Institute works closely with its federal representatives as well as national organizations to promote the health of our aging population.

  • Hosted 2015 White House Conference on Aging Watch Party
White House Conference on Aging 

International Level

The Institute works closely with international organization to promote the health of our aging population.

  • Collaboration with University of Debrecen, Hungary to mentor them in the establishment of an interdisciplinary Institute on Aging
 

How Can You Advocate for the Rights of Older Adults? 

  • Join the Institute's Newsletter
  • Follow us on social media
  • Let us know go aging rights and issues going on in your community
  • Call politicians on critical legislation 
  • Attend national conferences and rallies on aging issues with the Institute
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