Innovative Aging

Apr 17, 2012

The Visiting Nurse Association is offering a series of lectures centering on the Age Explosion issue.

With the baby boomer generation growing by more than 50% in the next five years, VNA President and CEO Jamie Summerfelt says the VNA decided to create this educational series.  

He says the Innovative Aging series covers topics such as health, social connections and transportation issues related to

"With the baby boomers and the growth of the aging population, we’ve geared up and hired additional staff to take care of seniors.  And then we also decided we should not just provide care but should also try to educate the community on issues all-encompassing.”

This Thursday’s session is called Social Connections, Environment and Autonomy: A Key to Longevity and begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Omaha Community Playhouse. 

Information on all of the sessions is available online at